true has definitions from the fields of sexuality,music
1
[ adjective ] consistent with fact or reality; not false

Examples

"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"

Used in print

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

If it 's true that contented cows give more milk , why should n't happy ball players produce more base_hits ?

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

Strange , but true - authenticity and realism often are n't related at_all .

The drama itself - and this seems to be lavishly true of Biblical drama - often has hardly any relationship with authenticity at_all .

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

Not_only in popular thought but in that of the highly educated as_well was this true .

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

A Birmingham newspaper printed in a column for children an article entitled `` The True Story of Guy_Fawkes '' , which began :

2
[ adjective ] not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin

Synonyms

real

Examples

"real mink" "true gold"

Used in print

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

Rarer still is a Mr._America or Mr._Universe of true Herculean build .

The aspects of physical development that catch the judges ' eyes and which rightfully influence their decisions are symmetry and that hallmark of the true champion - superior definition of the muscles .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

Though it may exist in either literate or illiterate societies , it assumes a role of true cultural importance only in the latter .

Related terms

genuine

3
[ adjective ] accurately placed or thrown

Synonyms

dead_on_target

Examples

"his aim was true" "he was dead on target"

Used in print

(Vina Delmar, The Big Family....)

`` That 's true '' , Spencer agreed and withdrew himself from the conversation .

Related terms

accurate

4
[ adjective ] devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth

Examples

"true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them"

Used in print

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

On the one side we have the university professors and their students , trained in Teutonic methods of research , who have sought_out , collected and studied the true products of the oral traditions of the ethnic , regional and occupational groups that make_up this nation .

(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)

And thus torn between his desire to be known as the composer of a successful opera and the necessity of remaining true to his proclaimed desire for anonymity , Rousseau suffered through several painful weeks .

Related terms

faithful

5
[ adverb ] as acknowledged

Examples

"true, she is the smartest in her class"

Used in print

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

True , the pattern and flow of the drama have strong literary qualities that are a_bit wearisome in the first_half , before Don_Quixote goes to the duke 's court .

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[ adjective ] (used of persons) dependable in devotion or allegiance or affection

Synonyms

fast loyal faithful

Examples

"a faithful old dog" "a faithful friend" "fast friends" "a loyal companion" "she proved a true friend" "a lover absolutely true in act and word and thought"- H.O.Taylor

Used in print

(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)

In matters of exact information , that kept her one step behind developments ; and so they were consistently true to their principles .

Related terms

constant

7
[ adjective ] conforming to definitive criteria

Examples

"the horseshoe crab is not a true crab" "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"

Related terms

typical

8
[ adjective ] worthy of being depended on

Examples

"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"

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trustworthy

9
[ adjective ] (music) in tune; accurate in pitch

Synonyms

on-key

Examples

"a true note"

Related terms

harmonious

10
[ adjective ] expressing or given to expressing the truth

Synonyms

truthful

Examples

"a true statement" "gave truthful testimony" "a truthful person"

Related terms

untruthful veracious honest

11
[ adjective ] reliable as a basis for action

Examples

"a true prophesy"

Related terms

reliable

12
[ verb ] make level, square, balanced, or concentric

Synonyms

true_up

Examples

"true up the cylinder of an engine"

Related terms

align

13
[ adjective ] determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles

Examples

"true north is geographic north"

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geographic

14
[ adjective ] having a legally established claim

Synonyms

rightful lawful

Examples

"the legitimate heir" "the true and lawful king"

Related terms

legitimate

15
[ adjective ] rightly so called

Examples

"true courage" "a spirit which true men have always admired" "a true friend"

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real

16
[ adjective ] not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed

Synonyms

genuine unfeigned

Examples

"genuine emotion" "her interest in people was unfeigned" "true grief"

Related terms

sincere

17
[ adjective ] (sexuality) sexually faithful

Synonyms

true_to

Examples

"she was true to her significant other"

Related terms

faithful faithful

18
[ adjective ] accurately fitted; level

Synonyms

straight

Examples

"the window frame isn't quite true"

Related terms

even

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[ adjective ] in tune; accurate in pitch

Synonyms

on-key

Examples

"a true note"

Related terms

harmonious

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[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3521
21
[ noun ] proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment

Examples

: "out of true"

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alignment

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