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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 laurel, true rib, ring true, true blue

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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.
exp.
When sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem

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