Associations to the word «True»

Wiktionary

TRUE, adjective. (of a statement) Conforming to the actual state of reality or fact; factually correct.
TRUE, adjective. Conforming to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate.
TRUE, adjective. (logic) Of the state in Boolean logic that indicates an affirmative or positive result.
TRUE, adjective. Loyal, faithful.
TRUE, adjective. Genuine.
TRUE, adjective. Legitimate.
TRUE, adjective. (of an aim or missile in archery, shooting, golf, etc.) Accurate; following a path toward the target.
TRUE, adjective. (chiefly probability) Fair, unbiased, not loaded.
TRUE, adverb. (of shooting, throwing etc) Accurately.
TRUE, noun. Truth.
TRUE, noun. The state of being in alignment.
TRUE, verb. To straighten.
TRUE, verb. To make even, level, symmetrical, or accurate, align; adjust.
TRUE, adjective. (electronics) one of two states of a Boolean variable; logic 1.
TRUE ANOMALY, noun. (astronomy) (celestial mechanics) The angle PFC formed by P = the periapsis of a celestial body's elliptical orbit, F = the focus of that orbit, and C = the current position of the celestial body.
TRUE BELIEVER, noun. (ecclesiastical) A strict follower of a religious doctrine.
TRUE BELIEVER, noun. (idiomatic) One who sticks to one's dogma or beliefs irrespective of the facts (see true believer syndrome).
TRUE BELIEVER SYNDROME, noun. Alternative spelling of true-believer syndrome
TRUE BELIEVERS, noun. Plural of true believer
TRUE BILL, noun. A grand jury's document endorsing the indictment it was to decide on, indicating that a criminal trial is appropriate.
TRUE BILLS, noun. Plural of true bill
TRUE BLUE, adjective. Used other than as an idiom: see true,‎ blue.
TRUE BLUE, adjective. Steadfastly loyal or faithful, unwavering in loyalty.
TRUE BLUE, adjective. Patriotic.
TRUE BLUE, adjective. Authentic, undoubtedly true; honest.
TRUE BLUE, adjective. (UK) Aristocratic by birth.
TRUE BLUE, adjective. (Australia) (informal) Authentically Australian.
TRUE BLUE, noun. (historical) A blue dye from Coventry, England, famous for not washing out.
TRUE BUG, noun. Any of various insects of the order Hemiptera and in particular of the suborder Heteroptera, that are wingless or have two pairs of wings, and have mouthparts adapted for piercing and sucking.
TRUE BUGS, noun. Plural of true bug
TRUE COLOR, noun. (computer graphics) graphics with 24 bits of storage per pixel, allowing for up to 16,777,216 different colors
TRUE COLOURS, noun. (British) The real character, belief or intent of a person or group who present a dishonest picture of their nature to the world.
TRUE CROSS, proper noun. The cross on which Christ was crucified.
TRUE DAIKON, noun. (botany) Alternative term for daikon, to distinguish the principal large, long, and white variety from various other forms such as the watermelon radish.
TRUE DAT, interjection. (slang) An emphatic statement of agreement or affirmation.
TRUE DENSITY, noun. (sciences) The density of the particles that make up a powder or particulate solid, in contrast to bulk density, which measures the average density of a large volume of the powder in a specific medium (usually air).
TRUE FROG, noun. A large group of frogs found worldwide in the Ranidae family, typically smooth and moist-skinned, with large, powerful legs and extensively webbed feet.
TRUE FROGS, noun. Plural of true frog
TRUE GRIT, noun. Spirit; courage; moral stamina
TRUE LAUREL, noun. Alternative term for laurel, to distinguish it from related species
TRUE LEAF, noun. (botany) Any leaves of a seed plant other than the cotyledons.
TRUE LEAF, noun. (botany) Any leaf containing vascular tissue.
TRUE LOVE, noun. (uncountable) The form of romantic affection that is considered pure and wholly positive, not just based on feelings of lust.
TRUE LOVE, noun. (countable) The unique individual for whom one feels such affection.
TRUE LOVER'S KNOT, noun. Any of various knots (for string or the like) having some symmetry.
TRUE LOVER'S KNOT, noun. A particular species of moth, Lycophotia porphyrea.
TRUE LOVER'S KNOT, noun. (mathematics) A particular knot of eight crossings.
TRUE LOVER'S KNOT, noun. A small plant in the family Melanthiaceae, Paris quadrifolia.
TRUE LOVER'S KNOTS, noun. Plural of true lover's knot
TRUE LOVES, noun. Plural of true love
TRUE MUONIUM, noun. (physics) Synonym of muononium.
TRUE NAME, noun. (fantasy) A unique name of any entity which can be used to control or manipulate that entity.
TRUE NAMES, noun. Plural of true name
TRUE NORTH, noun. Alternative letter-case form of true north
TRUE NORTH, noun. (geography) At a given point, the direction in which the geographic North Pole of the earth lies.
TRUE OR FALSE, adjective. Of a question or series of questions having as answers only "true" or "false"
TRUE SEAL, noun. Any of the seals in the taxonomic family Phocidae; earless seal.
TRUE SEALS, noun. Plural of true seal
TRUE STRAIN, noun. (engineering) A dimensionless measure of object deformation; the natural logarithm of the ratio of the object's deformed length to the its initial length, along some axis.
TRUE STRIPES, noun. (idiomatic) One's real beliefs, sentiments, or character.
TRUE THAT, interjection. Used to show agreement.
TRUE THRUSH, noun. A member of the genus Turdus.
TRUE TO FORM, adverb. (idiom) According to one's nature; as expected.
TRUE TO LIFE, adjective. (of a model) Having the same dimensions as the original.
TRUE TO ONE'S COLORS, adjective. (idiomatic) loyal
TRUE YEAST, noun. Yeasts in the order Saccharomycetales.

Dictionary definition

TRUE, noun. Proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment; "out of true".
TRUE, verb. Make level, square, balanced, or concentric; "true up the cylinder of an engine".
TRUE, adverb. As acknowledged; "true, she is the smartest in her class".
TRUE, adjective. Consistent with fact or reality; not false; "the story is true"; "it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true"- B. Russell; "the true meaning of the statement".
TRUE, adjective. Accurately placed or thrown; "his aim was true"; "he was dead on target".
TRUE, adjective. Devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth; "true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them".
TRUE, adjective. Expressing or given to expressing the truth; "a true statement"; "gave truthful testimony"; "a truthful person".
TRUE, adjective. Conforming to definitive criteria; "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab"; "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician".
TRUE, adjective. Worthy of being depended on; "a dependable worker"; "an honest working stiff"; "a reliable sourcSFLe of information"; "he was true to his word"; "I would be true for there are those who trust me".
TRUE, adjective. Not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief".
TRUE, adjective. Rightly so called; "true courage"; "a spirit which true men have always admired"; "a true friend".
TRUE, adjective. Determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles; "true north is geographic north".
TRUE, adjective. Having a legally established claim; "the legitimate heir"; "the true and lawful king".
TRUE, adjective. In tune; accurate in pitch; "a true note".
TRUE, adjective. Accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true".

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