Word:

True

Pronunciation: trų
a.1.
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.
5.(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.
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.
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.
adv.1.In accordance with truth; truly.
Noun1.true - proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment; "out of true"
Verb1.true - make level, square, balanced, or concentric; "true up the cylinder of an engine"
Synonyms: true up
Adj.1.true - 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"
Antonyms:
false - not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality; "gave false testimony under oath"; "false tales of bravery"
2.true - not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin; "real mink"; "true gold"
Synonyms: real
3.true - conforming to definitive criteria; "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab"; "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"
4.true - accurately placed or thrown; "his aim was true"; "he was dead on target"
Synonyms: dead on target
5.true - devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth; "true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them"
6.true - expressing or given to expressing the truth; "a true statement"; "gave truthful testimony"; "a truthful person"
Synonyms: truthful
7.true - 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"
8.true - not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief"
Synonyms: unfeigned, genuine
9.true - rightly so called; "true courage"; "a spirit which true men have always admired"; "a true friend"
10.true - determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles; "true north is geographic north"
11.true - having a legally established claim; "the legitimate heir"; "the true and lawful king"
Synonyms: rightful, lawful
12.true - in tune; accurate in pitch; "a true note"
Synonyms: on-key
13.true - accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true"
Synonyms: straight
14.true - reliable as a basis for action; "a true prophesy"
Adv.1.true - as acknowledged; "true, she is the smartest in her class"

BILL, TRUE. A true bill is an indictment approved of by a grand jury. Vide Billa Vera; True Bill.

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