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True

Definition

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


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Antonyms

false, untruthful