Whys & Wherefores
Apr 17,2016 , 10:43 PM IST | Young Hans
The word betray is a verb which means expose one's country, a group, or a person to danger by faithlessly giving information to an enemy. It can also be unintentionally reveal; be evidence of. The noun form for betray is betrayal. We may say He was offered money to betray his colleagues or For years they had been betraying state secrets to their neighboring country.