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Definitions for true

  • adjective - accurately placed or thrown; "his aim was true"; "he was dead on target"
  • adverb - as acknowledged; "true
  • verb - make level
  • adjective - accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true"
  • adjective - devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth; "true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them"
  • adjective - in tune; accurate in pitch; "a true note"
  • adjective - expressing or given to expressing the truth; "a true statement"; "gave truthful testimony"; "a truthful person"
  • adjective - having a legally established claim; "the legitimate heir"; "the true and lawful king"
  • adjective - determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles; "true north is geographic north"
  • adjective - rightly so called; "true courage"; "a spirit which true men have always admired"; "a true friend"
  • adjective - not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief"
  • adjective - 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"
  • adjective - worthy of being depended on; "a dependable worker"; "an honest working stiff"; "a reliable sourcSFLe of information"; "he was true to his word"; "I would be true for there are those who trust me"
  • adjective - conforming to definitive criteria; "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab"; "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"
  • noun - proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment; "out of true"
  • Pronounciation of true

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    Synonyms for true

    on-key genuine reliable truthful unfeigned dead on target lawful dependable straight rightful honest avowedly confessedly admittedly true up

    Antonyms for true

    false

    Holonyms for true

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    Hypernyms for true

    alignment line up adjust align aline

    Hyponyms for true

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    Meronyms for true

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