Definition of Truth

1. Noun. A fact that has been verified. "The truth is that he didn't want to do it"

Generic synonyms: Fact
Specialized synonyms: Home Truth, Verity

2. Noun. Conformity to reality or actuality. "He turned to religion in his search for eternal verities"
Exact synonyms: The True, Trueness, Verity
Generic synonyms: Actuality
Attributes: True, False
Derivative terms: True
Antonyms: Falsity

3. Noun. A true statement. "He thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it"
Exact synonyms: True Statement
Generic synonyms: Statement
Specialized synonyms: Gospel, Gospel Truth, Tautology, Truism
Antonyms: Falsehood

4. Noun. The quality of being near to the true value. "The lawyer questioned the truth of my account"
Exact synonyms: Accuracy
Generic synonyms: Quality
Specialized synonyms: Exactitude, Exactness, Fidelity
Attributes: Accurate, Inaccurate
Antonyms: Inaccuracy

5. Noun. United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women (1797-1883).

Definition of Truth

1. n. The quality or being true; as: -- (a) Conformity to fact or reality; exact accordance with that which is, or has been; or shall be.

2. v. t. To assert as true; to declare.

Definition of Truth

1. Noun. The state or quality of being true to someone or something ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) faithfulness, fidelity. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A pledge of loyalty or faith. ¹

4. Noun. Conformity to fact or reality; correctness, accuracy. ¹

5. Noun. True facts, genuine depiction or statements of reality. ¹

6. Noun. That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or ‘genuine’ reality. ¹

7. Noun. Something acknowledged to be true; a true statement or axiom. ¹

8. Noun. (physics) A now-outdated term for topness. (See also truth quark.) ¹

9. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To assert as true; to declare. ¹

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Definition of Truth

1. conformity to fact or reality [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Truth

truth (current term)
truth be told
truth disclosure
truth drug
truth function
truth functions
truth quark
truth quarks
truth serum
truth table
truth tables
truth value
truth values
truth will out

Literary usage of Truth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Tempest by William Shakespeare (2001)
"I will tell you how I have read and conceived it ; and then submit it to you, whether there needs any recourse to that change : " Who having into truth, ..."

2. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"They know and believe that capital truth which God spake from heaven—" This is my beloved ... This truth—that Jesus is the Son of God, and our only Saviour, ..."

3. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"the perception of likenesses—and the clearness of the several faculties will be in the same ratio as the truth of the objects to which they are related. ..."

4. The Works of John Locke by John Locke (1823)
"WHAT is truth was an inquiry what truth many ages since ; and it being that which is. ... truth then seems to me, in the A . , proper import of the word, ..."

5. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1849)
"them to signify things, the truth they contain, when put into ... And therefore truth, as well as knowledge, may well come under the distinction of "verbal" ..."

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