Adjective Definition


1.Definition: accurately fitted; level

"The window frame isn't quite true"

Related Adjective(s):straight

2.Definition: accurately placed or thrown

"His aim was true"

3.Definition: conforming to definitive criteria

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

4.Definition: 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", "The true meaning of the statement"

5.Definition: determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles

"True north is geographic north"

6.Definition: devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth

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

7.Definition: expressing or given to expressing the truth

"A true statement"

Related Adjective(s):truthful

8.Definition: having a legally established claim

"The true and lawful king"

Related Adjective(s):lawful, rightful

9.Definition: in tune; accurate in pitch

"A true note"

10.Definition: not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed

"True grief"

Related Adjective(s):genuine, unfeigned

11.Definition: rightly so called

"True courage", "A spirit which true men have always admired", "A true friend"

12.Definition: worthy of being depended on

"He was true to his word", "I would be true for there are those who trust me"

Related Adjective(s):dependable, honest, reliable

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