Meaning of TRUE in English

TRUE

adjective

1.

Synonyms: faithful 1, allegiant, ardent, constant, ||dinky-di, liege, loyal, resolute, staunch, steadfast

Related Word: sincere, unfeigned, whole-hearted, whole-souled

Antonyms: false, fickle

2.

Synonyms: upright 2, conscientious, honest, honorable, just, right, scrupulous

Related Word: creditable, estimable, worthy; high-principled, right-minded, truehearted

3.

conformable to fact or to a standard, rule, or model

gave a true account of the accident

Synonyms: faithful, just, right, strict, undistorted, veracious, veridical

Related Word: careful, conscientious, meticulous, punctilious, scrupulous; finicky, fussy, overnice; accurate, precise; absolute, mathematical

Idioms: true to the letter

Contrasted words: imprecise, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact; erroneous, false

Antonyms: untrue

4.

Synonyms: genuine 3, heart-whole, honest, real, sincere, undesigning, undissembled, unfeigned

Contrasted words: deceitful

5.

Synonyms: authentic 2, bona fide, genuine, indubitable, real, sure-enough, undoubted, unquestionable, veritable, very

Related Word: genuine, kosher; sincere, unfaked, unfeigned

Contrasted words: artificial, fake, faked, feigned; insincere

Antonyms: false

6.

Synonyms: real 3, actual, indisputable, undeniable, unfabled, veridical

Related Word: natural, normal, regular, typical

Antonyms: false

7.

being such as it should be

meanings presented in their true relationship

Synonyms: appropriate, desired, fitting, proper

Related Word: acceptable; applicable, befitting, likely, suitable

Contrasted words: inappropriate, unfitting

8.

being such by right

the true heir

Synonyms: legitimate, rightful

Related Word: lawful, legal, proper

Contrasted words: illegitimate, spurious, supposititious

Antonyms: false

9.

that can be relied on

polls can provide a true projection of public sentiment

Synonyms: authoritative, dependable, trustable, trustworthy

Related Word: meaningful, significant; expressive, indicative, suggestive

Contrasted words: independable, undependable, untrustworthy; doubtful, questionable

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