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Definition of True

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.

True Quotations

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. - Thomas Aquinas
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
Thomas Aquinas

True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! - Dr. Seuss
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Dr. Seuss

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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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
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