Student Thesaurus

3 entries found for true.
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Entry Word: true
Function: adjective
Text: 1 being exactly as appears or as claimed <his claim that he's the heir to the throne can't be true> -- see AUTHENTIC 1
2 being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard <if that is true, then we can't get in without a key> -- see CORRECT 1
3 existing in fact and not merely as a possibility <the true scope of this environmental problem is far greater than anyone imagined> -- see ACTUAL
4 firm in one's allegiance to someone or something <he will be true to his word> -- see FAITHFUL 1
5 following an original exactly <it's not a true reproduction of the painting because the original is much larger> -- see FAITHFUL 2
6 free from any intent to deceive or impress others <may our love for one another always be true> -- see GUILELESS
7 restricted to or based on fact <that news story is completely true, for the station released a list of its sources to back it up> -- see FACTUAL 1
8 worthy of one's trust <a true friend when you need one> -- see DEPENDABLE