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Definition of tru

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1. true [ a ] consistent with fact or reality; not false
Examples: "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"

Used in print:

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

If it 's true that contented cows give more milk , why should n't happy ball players produce more base_hits ?

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

Strange , but true - authenticity and realism often are n't related at_all .

The drama itself - and this seems to be lavishly true of Biblical drama - often has hardly any relationship with authenticity at_all .

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

Not_only in popular thought but in that of the highly educated as_well was this true .

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

A Birmingham newspaper printed in a column for children an article entitled `` The True Story of Guy_Fawkes '' , which began :

Synonyms true Related Terms false so actual factual sure apodictic correct honest sincere genuine faithful truth

2. true [ a ] not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin
Examples: "real mink" "true gold"

Used in print:

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

Rarer still is a Mr._America or Mr._Universe of true Herculean build .

The aspects of physical development that catch the judges ' eyes and which rightfully influence their decisions are symmetry and that hallmark of the true champion - superior definition of the muscles .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

Though it may exist in either literate or illiterate societies , it assumes a role of true cultural importance only in the latter .

Synonyms true real Related Terms genuine

3. true [ a ] accurately placed or thrown
Examples: "his aim was true" "he was dead on target"

Used in print:

(Vina Delmar, The Big Family....)

`` That 's true '' , Spencer agreed and withdrew himself from the conversation .

Synonyms true dead_on_target Related Terms accurate

4. true [ a ] devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth
Examples: "true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them"

Used in print:

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

On the one side we have the university professors and their students , trained in Teutonic methods of research , who have sought_out , collected and studied the true products of the oral traditions of the ethnic , regional and occupational groups that make_up this nation .

(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)

And thus torn between his desire to be known as the composer of a successful opera and the necessity of remaining true to his proclaimed desire for anonymity , Rousseau suffered through several painful weeks .

Synonyms true Related Terms faithful

5. true [ r ] as acknowledged
Examples: "true, she is the smartest in her class"

Used in print:

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

True , the pattern and flow of the drama have strong literary qualities that are a_bit wearisome in the first_half , before Don_Quixote goes to the duke 's court .

Synonyms true admittedly confessedly avowedly

6. true [ a ] (used of persons) dependable in devotion or allegiance or affection
Examples: "a faithful old dog" "a faithful friend" "fast friends" "a loyal companion" "she proved a true friend" "a lover absolutely true in act and word and thought"- H.O.Taylor

Used in print:

(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)

In matters of exact information , that kept her one step behind developments ; and so they were consistently true to their principles .

Synonyms true fast loyal faithful Related Terms constant

7. true [ a ] conforming to definitive criteria
Examples: "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab" "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"

Synonyms true Related Terms typical

8. true [ a ] worthy of being depended on
Examples: "a dependable worker" "an honest working stiff" "a reliable source of information" "he was true to his word" "I would be true for there are those who trust me"

Synonyms honest dependable reliable true Related Terms trustworthy

9. true [ a ] in tune; accurate in pitch
Examples: "a true note"

Synonyms true on-key Related Terms harmonious

10. true [ a ] expressing or given to expressing the truth
Examples: "a true statement" "gave truthful testimony" "a truthful person"

Synonyms truthful true Related Terms untruthful veracious honest

11. true [ a ] reliable as a basis for action
Examples: "a true prophesy"

Synonyms true Related Terms reliable

12. true [ v ] make level, square, balanced, or concentric
Examples: "true up the cylinder of an engine"

Synonyms true_up true Related Terms align

13. true [ a ] determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles
Examples: "true north is geographic north"

Synonyms true Related Terms geographic

14. true [ a ] having a legally established claim
Examples: "the legitimate heir" "the true and lawful king"

Synonyms lawful rightful true Related Terms legitimate

15. true [ a ] rightly so called
Examples: "true courage" "a spirit which true men have always admired" "a true friend"

Synonyms true Related Terms real

16. true [ a ] not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
Examples: "genuine emotion" "her interest in people was unfeigned" "true grief"

Synonyms genuine unfeigned true Related Terms sincere

17. true [ a ] sexually faithful
Examples: "she was true to her significant other"

Synonyms true true_to Related Terms faithful faithful

18. true [ a ] accurately fitted; level
Examples: "the window frame isn't quite true"

Synonyms straight true Related Terms even

19. true [ a ] in tune; accurate in pitch
Examples: "a true note"

Synonyms true on-key Related Terms harmonious

20. True [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3521

Synonyms True

21. true [ n ] proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
Examples: : "out of true"

Synonyms true Related Terms alignment

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