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Synonyms for true

Synonyms for (noun) true

Synonyms: true Definition: proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment Usage: out of true

Similar words: alignment Definition: the spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines

Synonyms for (verb) true

Synonyms: true, true up Definition: make level, square, balanced, or concentric Usage: true up the cylinder of an engine

Similar words: line up, align, aline, adjust Definition: place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight Usage: align the car with the curb; align the sheets of paper on the table

Synonyms for (adjective) true

Synonyms: true, dead on target Definition: accurately placed or thrown Usage: his aim was true; he was dead on target

Similar words: accurate Definition: conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy Usage: an accurate reproduction; the accounting was accurate; accurate measurements; an accurate scale

Synonyms: straight, true Definition: accurately fitted; level Usage: the window frame isn't quite true

Similar words: even Definition: being level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture; or being in the same plane or at the same height as something else (i.e. even with) Usage: an even application of varnish; an even floor; the road was not very even; the picture is even with the window

Synonyms: true Definition: devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth Usage: true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them

Similar words: faithful Definition: steadfast in affection or allegiance Usage: years of faithful service; faithful employees; we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor

Synonyms: true, on-key Definition: in tune; accurate in pitch Usage: a true note

Similar words: harmonious Definition: musically pleasing

Synonyms: true, truthful Definition: expressing or given to expressing the truth Usage: a true statement; gave truthful testimony; a truthful person

Similar words: honest Definition: marked by truth Usage: gave honest answers; honest reporting

Similar words: veracious Definition: habitually speaking the truth Usage: a veracious witness

Synonyms: lawful, true, rightful Definition: having a legally established claim Usage: the legitimate heir; the true and lawful king

Similar words: legitimate Definition: of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful

Synonyms: true Definition: determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles Usage: true north is geographic north

Similar words: geographic, geographical Definition: determined by geography Usage: the north and south geographic poles

Synonyms: true Definition: rightly so called Usage: true courage; a spirit which true men have always admired; a true friend

Similar words: real Definition: no less than what is stated; worthy of the name Usage: the real reason; real war; a real friend; a real woman; meat and potatoes--I call that a real meal; it's time he had a real job; it's no penny-ante job--he's making real money

Synonyms: unfeigned, true, genuine Definition: not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed Usage: genuine emotion; her interest in people was unfeigned; true grief

Similar words: sincere Definition: open and genuine; not deceitful Usage: he was a good man, decent and sincere; felt sincere regret that they were leaving; sincere friendship

Synonyms: true Definition: consistent with fact or reality; not false Usage: 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

Similar words: genuine, literal, actual, real Definition: being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something Usage: her actual motive; a literal solitude like a desert- G.K.Chesterton; a genuine dilemma

Similar words: apodeictic, apodictic Definition: of a proposition; necessarily true or logically certain

Similar words: truthful Definition: conforming to truth Usage: I wouldn't have told you this if it weren't so; a truthful statement

Similar words: sure Definition: infallible or unfailing Usage: a sure (or true) sign of one's commitment

Synonyms: dependable, honest, true, reliable Definition: worthy of being depended on Usage: 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

Similar words: trustworthy, trusty Definition: worthy of trust or belief Usage: a trustworthy report; an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion

Synonyms: true Definition: conforming to definitive criteria Usage: the horseshoe crab is not a true crab; Pythagoras was the first true mathematician

Similar words: typical Definition: exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category Usage: a typical American girl; a typical suburban community; the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year; a painting typical of the Impressionist school; a typical romantic poem; a typical case of arteritis