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EN[tɹuː] [tɹu] [-uː]
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  • True may refer to:
  • Truth, the state of being in congruence with fact or reality
EN TRUE

    Definition of true in English Dictionary

  • Noun
    1. Truth.
      1. The state of being in alignment.
      2. VerbSGtruesPRtrueingPRtruingPT, PPtrued
        1. To straighten.
          1. He trued the spokes of the bicycle wheel.
        2. To make even, level, symmetrical, or accurate, align; adjust.
          1. We spent all night truing up the report.
      3. AdjectiveCOMtruerSUPtruest
        1. (of a statement) Conforming to the actual state of reality or fact; factually correct.
          1. This is a true story. ‎
        2. Conforming to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate.
          1. a true copy;   a true likeness of the original ‎
        3. (logic) Of the state in Boolean logic that indicates an affirmative or positive result.
          1. "A and B" is true if and only if "A" is true and "B" is true. ‎
        4. Loyal, faithful.
          1. He’s turned out to be a true friend. ‎
        5. Genuine.
          1. This is true Parmesan cheese. ‎
        6. Legitimate.
          1. The true king has returned! ‎
        7. (of an aim or missile in archery, shooting, golf, etc.) Accurate; following a path toward the target.
          1. Whate'er the weapon, still his aim was true, Nor e'er in vain the fatal bullet flew.
        8. (chiefly probability) Fair, unbiased, not loaded.
        9. AdverbCOMtruerSUPtruest
          1. (of shooting, throwing etc) Accurately.
            1. Plant breeding is always a numbers game. [ …] The wild species we use are rich in genetic variation, and individual plants are highly heterozygous and do not breed true. In addition, we are looking for rare alleles, so the more plants we try, the better.
        10. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The organisation was officially concerned with economic development but after the memo was leaked people began to see them in their true colours.
            • The government suppressed the findings of their research about the true state of the economy.
            • The same secludedness and isolation to which the schoolmaster whale betakes himself in his advancing years, is true of all aged Sperm Whales.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • He checked out the rumor, and managed to verify that it was true.
            • The English, of all classes, value themselves on this trait, as distinguishing them from the French, who, in the popular belief, are more polite than true.
            • Of all the opinions, this one instanced in by you is in your judgment the truest.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Adverbs
              • Uncomparable adverbs
              • Nouns
                • Nouns with unknown or uncertain plurals
                • Verbs
                Related Links:
                1. en truel
                2. en truer
                3. en trues
                4. en trued
                5. en truels
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of true for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "true" is an adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a nouns with unknown or uncertain plural. It's also a verb.
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