Meaning of TRUTH in English

TRUTH

■ noun ( plural ~s tru:δz , tru:θs ) the quality or state of being true.

↘(also the ~ ) that which is true as opposed to false.

↘a fact or belief that is accepted as true.

Phrases

in ~ really; in fact.

to tell the ~ (or ~ to tell or if ~ be told ) to be frank.

Origin

OE trīewth , trēowth 'faithfulness, constancy' (see true , -th 2 ).

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