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true  


      adj   , truer, truest  
1    not false, fictional, or illusory; factual or factually accurate; conforming with reality  
2    prenominal   being of real or natural origin; genuine; not synthetic  
true leather     
3   
a    unswervingly faithful and loyal to friends, a cause, etc.  
a true follower     
b    (as collective n; preceded by the)  
the loyal and the true     
4    faithful to a particular concept of truth, esp. of religious truth  
a true believer     
5    conforming to a required standard, law, or pattern  
a true aim, a true fit     
6    exactly in tune  
a true note     
7    (of a compass bearing) according to the earth's geographical rather than magnetic poles  
true north     
8      (Biology)   conforming to the typical structure of a designated type  
sphagnum moss is a true moss, Spanish moss is not     
9      (Physics)   not apparent or relative; taking into account all complicating factors  
the true expansion of a liquid takes into account the expansion of the container         Compare       apparent       3  
10    Informal   unbelievable; remarkable  
she's got so much money it's not true     
11    true to life. exactly comparable with reality  
      n  
12    correct alignment (esp. in the phrases in true, out of true)  
      adv  
13    truthfully; rightly  
14    precisely or unswervingly  
he shot true     
15      (Biology)   without variation from the ancestral type  
to breed true     
      vb   , trues, truing, trued  
16    tr   to adjust so as to make true  
     (Old English triewe; related to Old Frisian triuwe, Old Saxon, Old High German triuwi loyal, Old Norse tryggr; see trow, trust)  
  trueness      n  


true bill  
      n     (Criminal law)   (formerly in Britain; now only U.S.) the endorsement made on a bill of indictment by a grand jury certifying it to be supported by sufficient evidence to warrant committing the accused to trial  
true-blue  
      adj  
1    unwaveringly or staunchly loyal, esp. to a person, a cause, etc.  
      n  
  true blue  
2      (Chiefly Brit)   a staunch royalist or Conservative  
true-born  
      adj   being such by birth  
a true-born Japanese     
true level  
      n   a hypothetical surface that is perpendicular at every point to the plumb line, such as the mean sea level or geoid  
a still liquid surface is at true level     
true-life  
      adj   directly comparable to reality  
a true-life romance     
true north  
      n   the direction from any point along a meridian towards the North Pole,   (Also called)    geographic north      Compare       magnetic north  
true rib  
      n   any of the upper seven pairs of ribs in man  
true time  
      n   the time shown by a sundial; solar time. When the sun is at the highest point in its daily path, the true time is exactly noon  
   Compare       mean time  
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true  


      adj  
1    accurate, actual, authentic, bona fide, correct, exact, factual, genuine, legitimate, natural, precise, pure, real, right, truthful, valid, veracious, veritable  
2    confirmed, constant, dedicated, devoted, dutiful, faithful, fast, firm, honest, honourable, loyal, pure, reliable, sincere, staunch, steady, true-blue, trustworthy, trusty, unswerving, upright  
3    accurate, correct, exact, on target, perfect, precise, proper, spot-on     (Brit. informal)   unerring  
      adv  
4    honestly, rightly, truthfully, veraciously, veritably  
5    accurately, correctly, on target, perfectly, precisely, properly, unerringly  
6    come true      become reality, be granted, be realized, come to pass, happen, occur  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    abnormal, artificial, atypical, bogus, counterfeit, erroneous, fake, false, fictional, fictitious, illegitimate, imaginary, inaccurate, incorrect, made-up, make-believe, phoney or phony     (informal)   pretended, self-styled, spurious, unofficial, untrue, untruthful  
2    deceitful, disloyal, faithless, false, treacherous, unreliable, untrue, untrustworthy  
3    askew, awry, erroneous, inaccurate, incorrect, untrue  


true-blue     
confirmed, constant, dedicated, devoted, dyed-in-the-wool, faithful, loyal, orthodox, staunch, trusty, uncompromising, unwavering  

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true blue, true level, true time, ring true

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n.
The state of being acceptable or officially true; the statement that is powerful to convince someone something is right.
n.
the process of reaching a conclusion about something because of other things that you know to be true
[US] I often find my stuff by using deduction but sometimes it doesn't help at all.
n.
Something that you think is true because it is very likely
I had the presumption that my holiday is going to be great because I was planning to go back to Japan.

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