I know the name of the old friend who betrayed him for the reward money.
How can you do that if you know you will be personally judged, skewered, betrayed?
“He betrayed us,” explained one reporter who lost his job as part of the closure of the News of the World.
Manning sat calmly and quietly while the man who betrayed him testified against him.
But will Flora stand by her husband or will this politician's wife enact a bitter revenge against the man who betrayed her?
If the Creole noticed their repugnance, he betrayed no sign of it.
Dick spoke at once, with a hesitancy that betrayed the depth of his emotion.
Then he, too, paused abruptly, because he felt as if he had betrayed himself.
The indignation of a betrayed tight-rope performer was strong within him.
Weak as the Russian Emperor might be, it was evident that he had not betrayed my secret.
late 13c., bitrayen "mislead, deceive, betray," from be- + obsolete Middle English tray, from Old French traine "betrayal, deception, deceit," from trair (Modern French trahir) "betray, deceive," from Latin tradere "hand over," from trans- "across" (see trans-) + dare "to give" (see date (n.1)). Related: Betrayed; betraying.