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    true - Dictionary definition and meaning for word true

    Definition
    (noun) proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    Example Sentence
    • out of true
    Definition
    (verb) make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    Synonyms : true up
    Example Sentence
    • true up the cylinder of an engine
    Definition
    (adj) consistent with fact or reality; not false
    Example Sentence
    • the story is true
    • it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true
    • the true meaning of the statement
    Definition
    (adj) accurately placed or thrown
    Synonyms : dead on target
    Example Sentence
    • his aim was true
    • he was dead on target
    Definition
    (adj) devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth
    Example Sentence
    • true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them
    Definition
    (adj) expressing or given to expressing the truth
    Synonyms : truthful
    Example Sentence
    • a true statement
    • gave truthful testimony
    • a truthful person
    Definition
    (adj) conforming to definitive criteria
    Example Sentence
    • the horseshoe crab is not a true crab
    • Pythagoras was the first true mathematician
    Definition
    (adj) worthy of being depended on
    Synonyms : dependable , honest , reliable
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
    Synonyms : genuine , unfeigned
    Example Sentence
    • genuine emotion
    • her interest in people was unfeigned
    • true grief
    Definition
    (adj) rightly so called
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    • true courage
    • a spirit which true men have always admired
    • a true friend
    Definition
    (adj) determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles
    Example Sentence
    • true north is geographic north
    Definition
    (adj) having a legally established claim
    Synonyms : lawful , rightful
    Example Sentence
    • the legitimate heir
    • the true and lawful king
    Definition
    (adj) in tune; accurate in pitch
    Synonyms : on-key
    Example Sentence
    • a true note
    Definition
    (adj) accurately fitted; level
    Synonyms : straight
    Example Sentence
    • the window frame isn't quite true
    Definition
    (adv) as acknowledged
    Example Sentence
    • true, she is the smartest in her class
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