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  Words related to true

Related / Similar Words: true up, dead on target, straight, real, on-key, truthful, admittedly, avowedly, confessedly

 

Definition:
  • proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment; "out of true";
  • make level, square, balanced, or concentric; "true up the cylinder of an engine";
  • accurately placed or thrown; "his aim was true"; "he was dead on target";
  • reliable as a basis for action; "a true prophesy";
  • accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn''t quite true";
  • devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth; "true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them";
  • not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin; "real mink"; "true gold";
  • in tune; accurate in pitch; "a true note";
  • expressing or given to expressing the truth; "a true statement"; "gave truthful testimony"; "a truthful person";
  • 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";
  • conforming to definitive criteria; "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab"; "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician";
  • as acknowledged; "true, she is the smartest in her class";

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    See Also: correct, right, faithful, genuine, echt, honest, honorable, sincere

     

    Attributes: truth, the true, verity

     

    Derivational Morphology: true up

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: vërtetë   Catalan: veritable  
    Croatian: istinit   Danish: sand  
    Dutch: echt and trouw and waar   Finnish: oikea and tosi and tosi-  
    French: vrai   German: echt and wahr  
    Greek: πιστός and αυθεντικός and αλήθεια   Hebrew: חיובי and נאמן and נכון  
    Hungarian: igaz   Indonesian: benar  
    Italian: vero   Japanese: and 真実 and 本物 and 本当  
    Korean: 참되다 and 참이다   Polish: prawdziwy  
    Portuguese: verdadeiro   Russian: верный and истинный and наcтоящий  
    Serbian: iskren and istinit and istinito and veran   Slovene: resničen and resnično  
    Spanish: auténtico and cierto and verdadero   Swedish: äkta and sann and trogen  
    Turkish: doğru and gerçek and sadık  
     
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