Meaning of TRUE in English


n. Function: adjective


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

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

Antonyms: false, fickle


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

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

3 conformable to fact or to a standard, rule, or model FF1C; gave a true account of the accident FF1E;

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

Related Words: 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


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

Contrasted Words: deceitful


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

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

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

Antonyms: false


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

Related Words: natural, normal, regular, typical

Antonyms: false

7 being such as it should be FF1C; meanings presented in their true relationship FF1E;

Synonyms: appropriate, desired, fitting, proper

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

Contrasted Words: inappropriate, unfitting

8 being such by right FF1C; the true heir FF1E;

Synonyms: legitimate, rightful

Related Words: lawful, legal, proper

Contrasted Words: illegitimate, spurious, supposititious

Antonyms: false

9 that can be relied on FF1C; polls can provide a true projection of public sentiment FF1E;

Synonyms: authoritative, dependable, trustable, trustworthy

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

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

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.