Associations to the word «Truth»


TRUTH, noun. The state or quality of being true to someone or something.
TRUTH, noun. (archaic) Faithfulness, fidelity.
TRUTH, noun. (obsolete) A pledge of loyalty or faith.
TRUTH, noun. True facts, genuine depiction or statements of reality.
TRUTH, noun. Conformity to fact or reality; correctness, accuracy.
TRUTH, noun. Conformity to rule; exactness; close correspondence with an example, mood, model, etc.
TRUTH, noun. That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or ‘genuine’ reality.
TRUTH, noun. (countable) Something acknowledged to be true; a true statement or axiom.
TRUTH, noun. (physics) (dated) Topness. (See also truth quark.)
TRUTH, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To assert as true; to declare, to speak truthfully.
TRUTH BE TOLD, interjection. (idiomatic) Used when admitting something one might otherwise lie about, e.g. to keep up appearances or be polite. From "if the truth should be told".
TRUTH DRUG, noun. Alternative term for truth serum
TRUTH FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) (logic) A Boolean function whose value is interpreted as truth or falsity
TRUTH FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of truth function
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, proper noun. The county seat of Sierra County, New Mexico, United States.
TRUTH OR DARE, proper noun. A game in which each player in turn must either truthfully answer a question, or perform a dare.
TRUTH OR DARE, noun. (games) A game where players take it in turn to perform a dare set by the other players, or answer a question truthfully put forth by them.
TRUTH QUARK, noun. Original name for the top quark
TRUTH QUARKS, noun. Plural of truth quark
TRUTH SERUM, noun. (informal) (medicine) A psychoactive medication, especially one administered by injection, which supposedly renders a person cooperative and disposed to respond honestly to questions.
TRUTH TABLE, noun. (logic) a table showing all possible truth-values for an expression, derived from the truth-values of its components
TRUTH TABLES, noun. Plural of truth table
TRUTH TO TELL, interjection. (set phrase) Actually; frankly; as a matter of fact.
TRUTH VALUE, noun. (logic) A value indicating to what extent a statement is true; in classical logic, these are the values "true" and "false".
TRUTH VALUES, noun. Plural of truth value

Dictionary definition

TRUTH, noun. A fact that has been verified; "at last he knew the truth"; "the truth is that he didn't want to do it".
TRUTH, noun. Conformity to reality or actuality; "they debated the truth of the proposition"; "the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat"; "he was famous for the truth of his portraits"; "he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities".
TRUTH, noun. A true statement; "he told the truth"; "he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it".
TRUTH, noun. The quality of being near to the true value; "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account".
TRUTH, 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).

Wise words

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