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1. true

adjective. ['ˈtruː'] consistent with fact or reality; not false.

Synonyms

  • right
  • truthful
  • honorable
  • literal
  • genuine
  • honest
  • apodictic
  • correct
  • echt
  • the true
  • actual
  • real
  • trueness
  • faithful
  • sincere
  • sure
  • apodeictic
  • verity

Antonyms

  • unfaithful
  • counterfeit
  • falsity
  • incorrect
  • insincere
  • false
  • dishonest

Etymology

  • trewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • triewe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word true


1. Adjective
This is especially true for hardship distributions that don’t have to be paid back.

Quotes containing the word true


1. Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
- Neil Gaiman, Coraline

2. There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.
- Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

3. Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.
- Dr. Seuss, Happy Birthday to You!

2. true

adjective. ['ˈtruː'] accurately placed or thrown.

Synonyms

  • dead on target

Antonyms

  • inexactness
  • inaccuracy

Etymology

  • trewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • triewe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. true

adverb. ['ˈtruː'] as acknowledged.

Synonyms

  • avowedly
  • admittedly

Antonyms

  • parallel
  • oblique
  • unsatisfactory

Etymology

  • trewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • triewe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. true

adjective. ['ˈtruː'] devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth.

Antonyms

  • wrongness

Etymology

  • trewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • triewe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. true

adjective. ['ˈtruː'] in tune; accurate in pitch.

Synonyms

  • on-key

Antonyms

  • improper
  • incorrectness

Etymology

  • trewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • triewe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. true

adjective. ['ˈtruː'] not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed.

Synonyms

  • unfeigned
  • genuine

Antonyms

  • unjust
  • improperly
  • wrongfulness

Etymology

  • trewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • triewe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. true

adjective. ['ˈtruː'] expressing or given to expressing the truth.

Synonyms

  • truthful
  • honorable
  • veracious

Antonyms

  • dishonest
  • falsify
  • left
  • center

Etymology

  • trewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • triewe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. true

noun. ['ˈtruː'] proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment.

Antonyms

  • disreputable

Etymology

  • trewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • triewe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. true

adjective. ['ˈtruː'] accurately fitted; level.

Synonyms

  • straight

Antonyms

  • accurate
  • falsehood

Etymology

  • trewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • triewe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. true

adjective. ['ˈtruː'] having a legally established claim.

Synonyms

  • lawful
  • rightful

Antonyms

  • liberal
  • infield
  • left-handed

Etymology

  • trewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • triewe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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