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Definitions of true

  1. as acknowledged; " true, she is the smartest in her class"
  2. accurately placed or thrown; " his aim was true"; " he was dead on target"
  3. worthy of being depended on; " 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"
  4. not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; " genuine emotion"; " her interest in people was unfeigned"; " true grief"
  5. in tune; accurate in pitch; " a true note"
  6. not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin; " real mink"; " true gold"
  7. having a legally established claim; " the legitimate heir"; " the true and lawful king"
  8. make level, square, balanced, or concentric; " true up the cylinder of an engine"
  9. proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment; " out of true"
  10. reliable as a basis for action; " a true prophesy"
  11. accurately fitted; level; " the window frame isn't quite true"
  12. devoted ( sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth; " true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them"
  13. expressing or given to expressing the truth; " a true statement"; " gave truthful testimony"; " a truthful person"
  14. conforming to definitive criteria; " the horseshoe crab is not a true crab"; " Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"
  15. determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles; " true north is geographic north"
  16. rightly so called; " true courage"; " a spirit which true men have always admired"; " a true friend"
  17. 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"
  18. Genuine; real; not deviating from the essential characters of a class; as, a lizard is a true reptile; a whale is a true, but not a typical, mammal.
  19. Conformable to fact; in accordance with the actual state of things; correct; not false, erroneous, inaccurate, or the like; as, a true relation or narration; a true history; a declaration is true when it states the facts.
  20. Right to precision; conformable to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate; as, a true copy; a true likeness of the original.
  21. Steady in adhering to friends, to promises, to a prince, or the like; unwavering; faithful; loyal; not false, fickle, or perfidious; as, a true friend; a wife true to her husband; an officer true to his charge.
  22. Actual; not counterfeit, adulterated, or pretended; genuine; pure; real; as, true balsam; true love of country; a true Christian.
  23. In accordance with truth; truly.
  24. According to fact; loyal; genuine; correct; certain.
  25. Truer.
  26. Truest.
  27. Trueness.
  28. Genuine, real, not false.
  29. Agreeing with fact: worthy of belief or confidence: certain: trusty: genuine: exact: straight: right: rightful.
  30. Certain; faithful; according to fact; exact; correct; genuine; honest.
  31. Conformable to fact or reality; genuine; faithful; guileless; right; exact.
  32. Comformable to fact; genuine; not counterfeit; faithful or loyal; adhering to truth; sincere; honest; accurate; straight; real; rightful.
  33. In accordance with that which actually exists, or is done or said; real; not false; genuine; faithful; honest; exact; right.
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Antonyms for true

invalid, inconstant, factitious, changeable, cultivated, deceitful, illogical, wacky, rebellious, freakish, singular, approximate, variable, ill-considered, peculiar, affected, unusual, dishonest, indecent, nonrepresentative, smooth, romantic, erroneous, objectionable, bumpy, idiosyncratic, hagiographic, almost, irresponsible, embroidered, synthetic, faithless, man-made, deceptive, fictional, refined, critical, slanderous, unsteady, pretend, again, mercurial, symbolic, senseless, reputed, potential, careless, unreal, temperamental, faulty, abstract, pebbly, erratic, atrocious, disputable, gushing, nonconformist, unreasonable, imaginary, incorrect, foxy, dishonorable, inexact, flickery, sharp, weak, unexpected, hesitant, inharmonious, unsound, disputed, subtle, fluctuating, mimetic, mutable, abnormal, corrupt, recreant, oddball, reprobate, apish, baseless, unorthodox, fabulous, forced, curious, infrequent, lying, forged, ill-advised, risky, capricious, artificial, irregular, grotesque, scheming, degenerate, sly, devious, faltering, immoral, foolish, unfamiliar, titular, phony, bogus, insurrectionary, make believe, fluid, black, underhanded, imitation, wily, pretentious, plastic, mistaken, jagged, screwy, wild, nonsensical, weird, Defrauding, oleaginous, specious, unnatural, hazardous, ragged, iniquitous, revolutionary, perfidious, worldly-wise, suspect, noteworthy, knavish, unharmonious, skeptical, way out, delusory, outlandish, unscrupulous, evil-minded, snide, legendary, platonic, fictitious, uncommon, cosmopolitan, artful, uncustomary, unsupported, designing, anomalous, fantastic, remarkable, debauched, mock, questionable, slipshod, especial, fictionalized, fishy, erring, undocumented, insurgent, mendacious, nonrational, civilized, nonfactual, uninterested, unreasoning, paradoxical, epigonic, nefarious, supposititious, unconventional, formulaic, mythical, unauthorized, manipulative, wary, nonvalid, sham, near, unseemly, sophisticated, absurd, unconfirmed, distinctive, dissolute, libertine, hypothetical, made-up, comparative, notional, crafty, slippery, suppositious, roughened, atypical, unethical, delusive, dissembling, changeful, irresolute, unfaithful, shaky, mimic, illegitimate, vacillating, offbeat, fraudulent, shifty, rough, insupportable, skittish, Envisaged, indecorous, unknown, dodgy, ludicrous, deviant, base, virtual, scandalous, calumnious, implicit, fulsome, relative, chimerical, bizarre, improper, imperfect, groundless, unsupportable, naughty, imprecise, feigned, untrue, ridiculous, libelous, hypocritical, flawed, slack, monstrous, counterfeit, assuming, outre, shady, unctuous, loose, suspicious, depraved, assumed, oily, visualized, polished, unfounded, possible, undependable, speculative, ill-judged, fanciful, blameworthy, kooky, broken, disloyal, debased, fallacious, unpredictable, slavish, corrupted, strained, suppositional, freak, errant, traitorous, mechanical, cunning, untruthful, inconclusive, unprincipled, treacherous, sycophantic, unsettled, wicked, trumped-up, insincere, Foundationless, uneven, outrageous, Fantasied, evil, unsafe, visionary, unbecoming, funky, rare, untrusty, simulated, unrighteous, lumpy, phantasmic, inconsequential, bad, inconsequent, invented, far-out, gushy, untried, crooked, canned, strange, supposed, vile, flattering, quirky, extraordinary, volatile, unstable, exaggerated, sinful, apathetic, adulatory, alleged, contrived, spurious, dissimulating, perverted, apocryphal, false, two-faced, uncertain, villainous, conversely, doubtful, arch, fickle, substitute, contrarily, illusory, dispassionate, defamatory, funny, calculating, ideal, nominal, unauthentic, irrational, low, pictured, defective, untrustworthy, mealymouthed, Concocted, canny, pseudo, fallen, inconsistent, unique, conceived, Double dealing, off, ballpark, infamous, exceptional, shrewd, put on, nonexistent, cynical, special, contrariwise, worldly, soapy, problematic, coarse, mean, fabled, odd, phantasmal, phantom, infatuated, inaccurate, slick, eccentric, aberrant, debatable, out-of-the-way, slovenly, faux, unwarranted, mutinous, pretended, cultured, inauthentic, imaginative, wrong, exploded, vicious, dubious, conjectural, tricky, manufactured, imagined, squishy, fabricated, unoriginal, dummy, approximative, theoretical, unreliable, Emulative, preposterous, guileful, scraggy, formal, unsubstantiated, Inexistent, paper, misleading, magnetic, mistrustful, Doubtable, wavering, envisioned, offensive, ersatz, fake, untypical, unwonted.

Quotes of true

  1. The Flower of My Secret is definitely more based in true emotions. I also wanted to make something more realistic, but not naturalistic or simple. – Pedro Almodovar
  2. Nothing is true everything is permitted. – William S. Burroughs
  3. It is true that Christianity is not bound up with any particular race or culture. It is neither of the East or of the West, but has a universal mission to the human race as a whole. – Christopher Dawson
  4. We believe in the dignity of every life, the possibility of every mind, the divinity of every soul. This is our true North. – Elizabeth Dole
  5. Everybody is a True Believer. Everybody has a little nugget they're convinced of that is the opposite of the nugget on the other side. And they're convinced it's fact. – Jane Haddam
  6. One of my very greatest fears as a child was being ridiculed in public. And there it was coming true As a television presenter, I'd been respected. People come up to you in the street and shake your hand and talk to you in a respectful way. – David Icke
  7. I always make music that is true to my spirit. – Wynonna Judd
  8. I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong. – Abraham Lincoln
  9. On some level in acting, what you're trying to find is truth, because when it's true is when it's also funny. – David Hyde Pierce
  10. Sometimes I'm more true when I'm up onstage than I'm able to be in my regular life. It's not as exciting to be at home, but I've got to learn how to make that work, and then I will be an ordinary woman. – Bonnie Raitt
  11. Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment. – Tony Robbins
  12. I believed or thought I was disoriented and the victim of a bizarre dream and I believe I paced in and out of the room and possibly into one of the other rooms. I may have re -examined her, finally believing that this was true – Sam Sheppard
  13. Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It's not the home -run hitters. – Willie Stargell
  14. No true and permanent fame can be founded except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind. – Charles Sumner
  15. You know, people always think if you start out as a film editor, you shoot less footage. Actually, just the opposite is true I tend to grab as much coverage as I can because as a former editor I know how important it is to have those few frames. – Robert Wise

Usage examples for true

  1. " What I said was true – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  2. For it was true – Parisian Points of View by Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews
  3. However, it was true – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge
  4. And it's all true – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  5. And all they say of it is true – The Congo and Coasts of Africa by Richard Harding Davis
  6. No, but all this is true – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  7. But they are not true – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  8. " That's true said he. – Ashton-Kirk, Investigator by John T. McIntyre
  9. Why, I suppose that's true – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  10. Mr. Murray, isn't it true – Pine Needles by Susan Bogert Warner
  11. Do you think that's true sir? – O'Flaherty V. C. by George Bernard Shaw
  12. But it is true for all that! – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  13. Can it, can it be true – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14. " Is what you say true – The Red Lily, v2 by Anatole France
  15. But that's not true Dolly. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  16. How am I to know that this is all true – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  17. That is really true – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. Very true Mr Bray- very true – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn
  19. Thus are all true Christians in the world, yet not of it. – True Christianity by Johann Arndt
  20. " I believe that's true said Saltash. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell

Rhymes for true

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