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true
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 6
1. 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.
Part of Speech: noun
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.
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.
4. Actual; not counterfeit, adulterated, or pretended; genuine; pure; real; as, true balsam; true love of country; a true Christian.
Examples of usage:
  • " Quite true, Rolfe," said Crewe. - "The Hampstead Mystery", John R. Watson.
  • " And you know it is true. - "The Keeper of the Door", Ethel M. Dell.
  • After all, what Durrance said was true. - "The Four Feathers", A. E. W. Mason.
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