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Definitions of "true"

  • Consistent with fact or reality; not false or erroneous. See Synonyms at real1. See Usage Note at fact. adjective
  • Truthful. adjective
  • Real; genuine. See Synonyms at authentic. adjective
  • Reliable; accurate: a true prophecy. adjective
  • Faithful, as to a friend, vow, or cause; loyal. See Synonyms at faithful. adjective
  • Sincerely felt or expressed; unfeigned: true grief. adjective
  • Fundamental; essential: his true motive. adjective
  • Rightful; legitimate: the true heir. adjective
  • Exactly conforming to a rule, standard, or pattern: trying to sing true B. adjective
  • Accurately shaped or fitted: a true wheel. adjective
  • Accurately placed, delivered, or thrown. adjective
  • Quick and exact in sensing and responding. adjective
  • Determined with reference to the earth's axis, not the magnetic poles: true north. adjective
  • Conforming to the definitive criteria of a natural group; typical: The horseshoe crab is not a true crab. adjective
  • Narrowly particularized; highly specific: spoke of probity in the truest sense of the word. adjective
  • Computer Science Indicating one of two possible values taken by a variable in Boolean logic or a binary device. adjective
  • In accord with reality, fact, or truthfulness. adverb
  • Unswervingly; exactly: The archer aimed true. adverb
  • So as to conform to a type, standard, or pattern. adverb

The word "true" in example sentences

Method, in whichever light we may choose to view them, that so far from being the best or the only true Method or Process of intellectual investigation, the Inductive is far inferior to the _true Deductive_. [The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 6, December 1863 Devoted to Literature and National Policy]

In the following figure, P is the pole of the earth; E the pole of the ecliptic; L the pole of the lunar orbit; V the mean position of the pole of the vortex at the time; the angle  ♈ EL the true longitude of the pole of the lunar orbit, equal to the _true_ longitude of the ascending node. [Outlines of a Mechanical Theory of Storms Containing the True Law of Lunar Influence]

All these forces had helped to make the doctrine of illicit love acceptable in these early days of the Anti-christ reign, so that it was only among the little gatherings of true Believers, that marriage was sanctified into the sacrament it had been in the _good, true_ old days.. [The Mark of the Beast]

I enquired of him the meaning of those affidavits --- and whether the facts therein stated were true -- to which the said Ketcham answered, that _they were true_ -- but said he did not expect it would have been made public.. [A Review and Exposition, of the Falsehoods and Misrepresentations, of a Pamphlet Addressed to the Republicans of the County of Saratoga, Signed, "A Citizen"]

But the patch itself, like everything else in the world of sense, is of a radically different kind from the things that are true or false, and therefore cannot properly be said to be _true_.. [The Problems of Philosophy]

To give me a true account of all that happened at the Abbey Grange last night -- a _true_ account, mind you, with nothing added and nothing taken off.. [Victorian Short Stories of Troubled Marriages]

If the man in question have thoughts which are socially true, _he must himself know that they are true_.. [The Story of the Mind]

It is _fit_ to be true, it would be _well if it were true_, it _ought_ to be true, you presently feel.. [A Pluralistic Universe Hibbert Lectures at Manchester College on the Present Situation in Philosophy]

She was true to him yet! he would say: yes, he used the word! he said _true!. [Weighed and Wanting]

We think of Him as true to His _promises_, do we think of Him, also, as _true to His threatenings_?. [Memories of Bethany]

[141] "As repugnant to the Holy Scriptures and to its true and Catholic interpretation (which in a Christian man cannot be tolerated in the least), he does not hesitate to treat (of his subject) '_by hypothesis_', but he even adds '_as most true_'!". [A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)]

Judge Douglas did not make his statement upon that occasion as matters that he believed to be true, but he stated them roundly as _being true_, in such form as to pledge his veracity for their truth.. [Lincoln's Inaugurals, Addresses and Letters (Selections)]

And, then, remembering what he had said to me about the Greek mythology being beautiful but not true, I said to him: "Your temples are indeed gorgeous and costly; your music is grand; your altars are superb; your litany is exquisite; your chants are melting; your incense, and bells and flowers, your gold and silver vessels are all in rare taste, and I dare say your dogmas are subtle and your preachers eloquent, but your religion has one fault -- _it is not true_.". [The Truth about Jesus : Is He a Myth?]

HPFacebookVoteV2. init (373471, 'Goats -- The Silence Grows Louder By The Day', 'For at least a month before the recent release of The Men who Stare at Goats, George Clooney and Grant Heslov\'s movie was promoted with taglines like \'inspired by a top secret true story\' and \'a story so unbelievable it has to be true\ '.. [John Sergeant: Goats -- The Silence Grows Louder By The Day]

We either give in to status quo or we say, no, I don’t believe that’s true, and we help make it *not true*. jeff vandermeer says:. [War of All Against All: Realism vs Fabulism? Er, No…]

I really hope that her true color shows. that she is power hungry and will do or say what she needs to say..true or false. she thrives on negativity and misconception. probably because she knows going up against anyone with more knowledge she wouldn’t fare well.. [Palin trooper inquiry results: Exoneration or humiliation?]

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