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KK Pronunciation

〔 tru 〕


〔 truː 〕

Overview of noun true

The noun true has 1 sense

  • true -- (proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment; "out of true")

Overview of verb true

The verb true has 1 sense

  • true, true up -- (make level, square, balanced, or concentric; "true up the cylinder of an engine")

Overview of adj true

The adj true has 12 senses

  • 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")

  • true, dead on target -- (accurately placed or thrown; "his aim was true"; "he was dead on target")

  • true -- (devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth; "true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them")

  • truthful, true -- (expressing or given to expressing the truth; "a true statement"; "gave truthful testimony"; "a truthful person")

  • true -- (conforming to definitive criteria; "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab"; "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician")

  • dependable, honest, reliable, true -- (worthy of being depended on; "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")

  • genuine, true, unfeigned -- (not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief")

  • true -- (rightly so called; "true courage"; "a spirit which true men have always admired"; "a true friend")

  • true -- (determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles; "true north is geographic north")

  • true, lawful, rightful -- (having a legally established claim; "the legitimate heir"; "the true and lawful king")

  • on-key, true -- (in tune; accurate in pitch; "a true note")

  • true, straight -- (accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true")

Overview of adv true

The adv true has 1 sense