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English Dictionary: True by the DICT Development Group
5 results for True
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
true
adv
  1. as acknowledged; "true, she is the smartest in her class"
    Synonym(s): true, admittedly, avowedly, confessedly
adj
  1. 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"
    Antonym(s): false
  2. accurately placed or thrown; "his aim was true"; "he was dead on target"
    Synonym(s): true, dead on target
  3. devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth; "true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them"
  4. expressing or given to expressing the truth; "a true statement"; "gave truthful testimony"; "a truthful person"
    Synonym(s): truthful, true
    Antonym(s): untruthful
  5. conforming to definitive criteria; "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab"; "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"
  6. 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"
    Synonym(s): dependable, honest, reliable, true(p)
  7. not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief"
    Synonym(s): genuine, true(a), unfeigned
  8. rightly so called; "true courage"; "a spirit which true men have always admired"; "a true friend"
  9. determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles; "true north is geographic north"
  10. having a legally established claim; "the legitimate heir"; "the true and lawful king"
    Synonym(s): true(a), lawful, rightful(a)
  11. in tune; accurate in pitch; "a true note"
    Synonym(s): on-key, true
  12. accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true"
    Synonym(s): true, straight
n
  1. proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment; "out of true"
v
  1. make level, square, balanced, or concentric; "true up the cylinder of an engine"
    Synonym(s): true, true up
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   True \True\ (tr[oomac]), a. (Biol.)
      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.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   True \True\, a. [Compar. {Truer}; superl. {Truest}.] [OE. trewe,
      AS. tre[a2]we faithful, true, from tre[a2]w fidelity, faith,
      troth; akin to OFries. triuwe, adj., treuwa, n., OS. triuwi,
      adj., trewa, n., D. trouw, adj. & n., G. treu, adj., treue,
      n., OHG. gitriuwi, adj., triuwa, n., Icel. tryggr, adj., Dan.
      tro, adj. & n., Sw. trogen, adj., tro, n., Goth. triggws,
      adj., triggwa, n., trauan to trust, OPruss druwis faith. Cf.
      {Trow}, {Trust}, {Truth}.]
      1. 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.
  
      2. Right to precision; conformable to a rule or pattern;
            exact; accurate; as, a true copy; a true likeness of the
            original.
  
                     Making his eye, foot, and hand keep true time. --Sir
                                                                              W. Scott.
  
      3. 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.
  
                     Thy so true, So faithful, love unequaled. --Milton.
  
                     Dare to be true: nothing can need a lie. --Herbert.
  
      4. Actual; not counterfeit, adulterated, or pretended;
            genuine; pure; real; as, true balsam; true love of
            country; a true Christian.
  
                     The true light which lighteth every man that cometh
                     into the world.                                 --John i. 9.
  
                     True ease in writing comes from art, not chance.
                                                                              --Pope.
  
      Note: True is sometimes used elliptically for It is true.
  
      {Out of true}, varying from correct mechanical form,
            alignment, adjustment, etc.; -- said of a wall that is not
            perpendicular, of a wheel whose circumference is not in
            the same plane, and the like. [Colloq.]
  
      {A true bill} (Law), a bill of indictment which is returned
            by the grand jury so indorsed, signifying that the charges
            to be true.
  
      {True time}. See under {Time}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   True \True\, adv.
      In accordance with truth; truly. --Shak.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   True, WV
      Zip code(s): 25988
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