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Definitions of true

  1. make level, square, balanced, or concentric; "true up the cylinder of an engine" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Truest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment; "out of true" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Conformable to fact; in accordance with the actual state of things; correct; not false, erroneous, inaccurate, or the like; as, a true relation or narration; a true history; a declaration is true when it states the facts. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Right to precision; conformable to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate; as, a true copy; a true likeness of the original. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Steady in adhering to friends, to promises, to a prince, or the like; unwavering; faithful; loyal; not false, fickle, or perfidious; as, a true friend; a wife true to her husband; an officer true to his charge. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Actual; not counterfeit, adulterated, or pretended; genuine; pure; real; as, true balsam; true love of country; a true Christian. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Trueness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Truer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. In accordance with truth; truly. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. accurately placed or thrown; "his aim was true"; "he was dead on target" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. having a legally established claim; "the legitimate heir"; "the true and lawful king" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. reliable as a basis for action; "a true prophesy" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. expressing or given to expressing the truth; "a true statement"; "gave truthful testimony"; "a truthful person" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. conforming to definitive criteria; "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab"; "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles; "true north is geographic north" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. rightly so called; "true courage"; "a spirit which true men have always admired"; "a true friend" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. consistent with fact or reality; not false; "the story is true"; "it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true"- B. Russell; "the true meaning of the statement" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. Genuine; real; not deviating from the essential characters of a class; as, a lizard is a true reptile; a whale is a true, but not a typical, mammal. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. According to fact; loyal; genuine; correct; certain. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. Agreeing with fact: worthy of belief or confidence: certain: trusty: genuine: exact: straight: right: rightful. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. Certain; faithful; according to fact; exact; correct; genuine; honest. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  25. Conformable to fact or reality; genuine; faithful; guileless; right; exact. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. Comformable to fact; genuine; not counterfeit; faithful or loyal; adhering to truth; sincere; honest; accurate; straight; real; rightful. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  27. In accordance with that which actually exists, or is done or said; real; not false; genuine; faithful; honest; exact; right. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for true

  1. But it is true for all that! – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  2. Thus are all true Christians in the world, yet not of it. – True Christianity by Johann Arndt
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