- (obsolete) To sift or bolt, to separate the fine or valuable parts of from the coarse and useless parts, or from dross or dirt; as, to garble spices.
- To pick out such parts of as may serve a purpose; to mutilate; to pervert; as, to garble a quotation; to garble an account.
- To make false by mutilation or addition
- The editor garbled the story.
Synonyms for Garble
Antonyms for Garble
Aesopian language, Babel, Greek, adulterate, argot, babble, ball up, becloud, belie, bias, bollix up, burlesque, camouflage, cant, caricature, cipher, code, color, complicate, conceal, confound, confuse, contort, corrupt, cryptogram, disguise, distort, doctor, double Dutch, dress up, embellish, embroider, exaggerate, falsify, foul up, fudge, fumble, get one wrong, get wrong, gibberish, gift of tongues, gild, gloss, gloss over, glossolalia, gobbledygook, hide, jargon, jumble, make unintelligible, mangle, mask, misapply, misapprehend, miscite, miscolor, misconceive, misconstrue, misdeem, misdirect, misexplain, misexplicate, misexpound, misinterpret, misjudge, misquote, misread, misrender, misreport, misrepresent, misstate, mistake, misteach, mistranslate, misunderstand, misuse, mix up, muck up, muddle, mumble, mutilate, mutter, mystify, noise, obfuscate, obscure, overdraw, overstate, parody, pervert, pi, play hob with, riffle, scramble, screw up, secret language, shadow, shuffle, slang, slant, snafu, snarl up, squeeze, strain, strain the sense, titivate, torture, travesty, trick out, tumble, twist, twist the words, understate, varnish, warp, whitewash, wrench
- Rhymes: -ɑː(r)bəl