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Definition of True


  1. Genuine; real; not deviating from the essential characters of a class; as, a lizard is a true reptile; a whale is a true, but not a typical, mammal.
  2. Conformable to fact; in accordance with the actual state of things; correct; not false, erroneous, inaccurate, or the like; as, a true relation or narration; a true history; a declaration is true when it states the facts.
  3. Right to precision; conformable to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate; as, a true copy; a true likeness of the original.
  4. Steady in adhering to friends, to promises, to a prince, or the like; unwavering; faithful; loyal; not false, fickle, or perfidious; as, a true friend; a wife true to her husband; an officer true to his charge.
  5. Actual; not counterfeit, adulterated, or pretended; genuine; pure; real; as, true balsam; true love of country; a true Christian.
  6. In accordance with truth; truly.
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True Translations

true in Afrikaans is waar, reg, werklik
true in Dutch is juist, gelijk hebbend, gegrond
true in Finnish is tosi
true in French is vrai
true in German is richtig, zutreffend, wahr, echt, wahr
true in Italian is vero
true in Latin is verus, vere, fidelis
true in Norwegian is sann
true in Portuguese is verdadeiro
true in Spanish is verdadero, castizo