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pronunciation:
tru
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: truer, truest
definition 1: in agreement with fact.
The jury had to decide if they believed that the witness had made a true statement.
synonyms:
accurate, correct, right
antonyms:
false, mistaken, untrue
similar words:
actual, authentic, certain, faithful, honest, just, real, sound, sure, truthful, valid
definition 2: real or genuine.
I've always wanted to own a true diamond.
synonyms:
authentic, genuine, real
antonyms:
fake
similar words:
actual, honest, natural, sincere
definition 3: faithful; loyal.
You are a true friend because you've always been there for me.
synonyms:
fast, loyal
antonyms:
untrue
similar words:
constant, devoted, firm, good, obedient, steadfast
definition 4: legitimate or according to law.
I will become the true owner of his estate.
synonyms:
legitimate
similar words:
just, legal, official, proper, recognized, right, valid
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: truer, truest
definition: exactly.
The judge always stayed true to the constitution.
synonyms:
accurately, exactly, precisely
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  • truly:
    in a real or honest way.
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