The global value false is the only instance of class FalseClass and represents a logically false value in boolean expressions. The class provides operators allowing false to participate correctly in logical expressions.

Instance Methods

And—Returns false. obj is always evaluated as it is the argument to a method call—there is no short-circuit evaluation in this case.

Case Equality – For class Object, effectively the same as calling #==, but typically overridden by descendants to provide meaningful semantics in case statements.

Exclusive Or—If obj is nil or false, returns false; otherwise, returns true.

An alias for to_s

The string representation of false is “false”.

Or—Returns false if obj is nil or false; true otherwise.