Truth

Word TRUTH
Character 5
Hyphenation truth
Pronunciations /tɹuːθ/

Definitions and meanings of "Truth"

What do we mean by truth?

Conformity to fact or actuality. noun

Reality; actuality. noun

The reality of a situation. noun

A statement proven to be or accepted as true. noun

Such statements considered as a group. noun

Sincerity; integrity. noun

Fidelity to an original or standard. noun

That which is considered to be the ultimate ground of reality. noun

The state or character of being true; trueness. noun

The state of being made true or exact; exact conformity to a model, rule, or plan; accuracy of adjustment; exact adaptation. noun

In the fine arts, the proper and correct representation of any object in nature, or of whatever subject may be under treatment; specifically, in architecture, avoidance of deceits in construction or decoration, as of non-concordance of apparent and real structure, or of imitation of stone or marble in paint or plaster. noun

Habitual disposition to speak only what is true; veracity; purity from falsehood; truthfulness; sincerity; uprightness; honesty: as, a man of truth. noun

Disposition to be faithful; fidelity; constancy. noun

The state of not being counterfeited or adulterated; genuineness; purity. noun

That which is true. noun

A verified fact; a true statement or proposition; an established principle, fixed law, or the like. noun

That which is righteous or in accordance with the divine standard. noun

Faith pledged; pledge; troth. See troth. noun

True facts, genuine depiction or statements of reality.

Conformity to fact or reality; correctness, accuracy.

The state or quality of being true to someone or something.

Faithfulness, fidelity.

A pledge of loyalty or faith.

Conformity to rule; exactness; close correspondence with an example, mood, model, etc.

That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or ‘genuine’ reality.

Something acknowledged to be true; a true statement or axiom.

Topness; the property of a truth quark.

N. A fundamental existing condition of all known universes, realities, timelines, and realms of possibility existing in the tenth dimension, that cannot be disputed by any other scientific, philosophic, psychiatric, psychological, mathematical, actuarial, geographical, topographical, ontological, totological, or geological formula or theory. (2) Becca loves Roger more than Sarah. Urban Dictionary

Something unknowable that is. Urban Dictionary

Something which would probably upset a great many of people if it were known and made public. Urban Dictionary

1. The Abominable Snowman of society; a mythic legend which many swear by and is not without some minute traces of tangible evidence to add credence to the possibility of its existence. 2. What some seek to find, and others to escape. Urban Dictionary

Myth: The Truth will set you free Fact: The Truth will get the living hell beaten out of you or perhaps worse killed. Urban Dictionary

Space whale Urban Dictionary

Statements that corresspond to reality. Urban Dictionary

What the world is afraid of. The things we hide from ourselves because it changes us, makes us uncomfortable, and awakens us that there are absolutes. There is truth. Urban Dictionary

1. Something that is real, absolute. 2. Those kids that run around lecturing about how cigarettes are bad for you. Something we already know. Urban Dictionary

That which is based on fact. Urban Dictionary

The word "truth" in example sentences

'In search of truth' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '\'In search of truth\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: It should come as no surprise that any reputable and unbiased media organization looking for expert Iran analysis would pay more than just lip service to vetting its sources and actually check the credentials of their pundits. ❋ Unknown (2008)

We had heard the truth, I was sure, from Stillingfleet, but had we heard the _whole _truth? ❋ Unknown (2004)

So charity, or rather its possessor, is no willful truth “butcherer,” for charity believeth all things (_or all truth_); hopeth all things (_promised_); rejoiceth, not in iniquity, but in the truth. ❋ Various (N/A)

There is a swift witness for truth in his bosom, which _will respond to truth_ when it is uttered with calmness and dignity. ❋ American Anti-Slavery Society (N/A)

The religion which has taught men truth -- above all things, _truth_ -- which teaches utter horror of a lie, which insists on the bare, bald reality in heaven and earth, which has taught men hatred of the false as the meanest and most unmanly thing existing -- this religion took its rise in claptrap miracles, was puffed into popularity by boasting pretensions, was born in trickery and nurtured by legerdemain! ❋ Various (N/A)

Then, to make sure, we got hold of Mr. Jaffry, called on Mr. Ledbetter, who called in the business manager -- and your Uncle Martin told them that unless they printed the truth, and every bit of it, and printed it at once, he was going to put up the money to start an opposition paper that _would print the truth_. ❋ Mary Heaton Vorse (1920)

Do we use the truth as we should, that we maybe "_sanctified through the truth_?" ❋ Unknown (1887)

If ever there was a time when public men were in an especial measure _bound to speak the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth_, to the people, this is that time. ❋ George Otto Trevelyan (1883)

But the greater the danger of this, the more reason why the truth, the _whole truth_, should be proclaimed loudly, boldly, distinctly, frequently. ❋ Marvin Richardson Vincent (1878)

Of the truth, the reality there is in God, Holiness, is the deepest root; the Spirit of _truth_ is the _Holy_ Spirit. ❋ Andrew Murray (1872)

According to the word of _the_ man, however, truth means more than fact, more than relation of facts or persons, more than loftiest abstraction of metaphysical entity -- means being and life, will and action; for he says, '_I am the truth_.' ❋ George MacDonald (1864)

As one of the victims of slavery I drank of the bitter water; but then, since destiny willed it so, and since I aided in bringing a solemn truth to the surface _as a truth_, perhaps I have no right to complain. ❋ Elizabeth Keckley (1862)

We analyse our chemicals and subject them to the severest tests in order to ascertain their true properties; -- truth is all we aim at; but how many of us can say that we analyse our thoughts and subject our reasoning to the test of logic in order simply to ascertain _the truth_. ❋ Unknown (1859)

Reed, and we pretend not either to scan them, or doubt their honorable complexion -- for truth, when on the side of country and patriotism, admits not of suspicion or mistrust -- whatever motive, we say, may have impelled him to the revelation of these important historical documents, there can exist no doubt as it respects the principle which sustains the ransacking of the grave, for the sake of _truth_. ❋ Horace Wemyss Smith (1858)

As it did not appear that he spoke the truth, the pledge which the senate had given him, _on condition that he spoke the truth_, went for nothing; he was not allowed to continue his evidence, and was sent to prison. ❋ 86 BC-34? BC Sallust (1844)

There is a swift witness for truth in his bosom, _which will respond to truth_ when it is uttered with calmness and dignity. ❋ Angelina Emily Grimke (1842)

[Becca] loves [Roger more] than [Sarah]. This is a truth, and it also defines truth. Thus, embracing totology, this will always be true forever. ❋ Archon World Bear Of Truthtopi (2011)

The truth is that the table is [six feet] long. Actually, the table is 6 feet 1mm long. Actually it's decreasing in size due to natural decay at a [measurable] rate of 1mm per decade. Actually, [the truth of the matter] is that we can't even get accurate figures on the table. Actually, we could accidentally get accurate figures on the table, but not know them as a perfect thought. Actually we could know everything about the table incidentally, although that would require a better definition of knowing. Maybe. ❋ Unregistered Salad (2011)

[Truthfully] speaking, most people have [no idea] of [what the] truth actually is. ❋ Super Gerbil (2004)

They say the truth will [set you free]. But I’ve been a prisoner to lies for so long I’ve practically become [institutionalized]. Though I no longer pace between the gloomy corners of my shady cell, I do not believe that I can ever truly “be free.” Not as long as I continue to fear [my truth], while still taking refuge in my lies. ❋ Nethcev! (2007)

Person: Alright, here's the truth... [I lied] Person 2: WHAT?!? [HOW DARE YOU]. *beats person 1 up with [a stick]* ❋ Joe Mangento (2005)

[See] [Space Whale] for [the definition] of truth. ❋ S.W.A.P. (2009)

An example of [truth is]: [The sky] is blue. This corresponds to [reality]. Therefore, this statement is true. ❋ Benjamin J. Barlowe (2005)

1/3 the world dies of poverty every year. [Smoking kills]. You are fake. [There is a God]. etc. Truth stares us in the face but we [look away], terrified to make eye contact with something that judges our actions and lives. ❋ Matt-the-Jesus-follower (2005)

[I never lie], I always [tell the truth]. If I ever meet [those kids] from truth, I will kick their a$$es. ❋ Fatalia (2003)

Actually, now that I think [about it], what is true is [not necessarily] [factual]. ❋ Killing Kittens (2004)

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