true
1. [ adjective ] 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"

Related terms: false so actual factual sure apodictic correct honest sincere genuine faithful truth
2. [ adjective ] not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin
Synonyms: real
Examples:

"real mink" "true gold"

Related terms: genuine
3. [ adjective ] accurately placed or thrown
Synonyms: dead_on_target
Examples:

"his aim was true" "he was dead on target"

Related terms: accurate
4. [ adjective ] devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth
Examples:

"true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them"

Related terms: faithful
5. [ adverb ] as acknowledged
Synonyms: admittedly confessedly avowedly
Examples:

"true, she is the smartest in her class"

6. [ adjective ] (used of persons) dependable in devotion or allegiance or affection
Synonyms: fast loyal faithful
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

Related terms: constant
7. [ adjective ] conforming to definitive criteria
Examples:

"the horseshoe crab is not a true crab" "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"

Related terms: typical
8. [ adjective ] worthy of being depended on
Synonyms: honest reliable dependable
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"

Related terms: trustworthy
9. [ adjective ] (music) in tune; accurate in pitch
Synonyms: on-key
Examples:

"a true note"

Related terms: harmonious
10. [ adjective ] expressing or given to expressing the truth
Synonyms: truthful
Examples:

"a true statement" "gave truthful testimony" "a truthful person"

Related terms: untruthful veracious honest
11. [ adjective ] reliable as a basis for action
Examples:

"a true prophesy"

Related terms: reliable
12. [ verb ] make level, square, balanced, or concentric
Synonyms: true_up
Examples:

"true up the cylinder of an engine"

Related terms: align
13. [ adjective ] determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles
Examples:

"true north is geographic north"

Related terms: geographic
14. [ adjective ] having a legally established claim
Synonyms: rightful lawful
Examples:

"the legitimate heir" "the true and lawful king"

Related terms: legitimate
15. [ adjective ] rightly so called
Examples:

"true courage" "a spirit which true men have always admired" "a true friend"

Related terms: real
16. [ adjective ] not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
Synonyms: genuine unfeigned
Examples:

"genuine emotion" "her interest in people was unfeigned" "true grief"

Related terms: sincere
17. [ adjective ] (sexuality) sexually faithful
Synonyms: true_to
Examples:

"she was true to her significant other"

Related terms: faithful faithful
18. [ adjective ] accurately fitted; level
Synonyms: straight
Examples:

"the window frame isn't quite true"

Related terms: even
19. [ adjective ] in tune; accurate in pitch
Synonyms: on-key
Examples:

"a true note"

Related terms: harmonious
20. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3521
21. [ noun ] proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
Examples:

: "out of true"

Related terms: alignment
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