HyperDic: truth

English > 5 senses of the word truth / Truth:
NOUNcognitiontrutha fact that has been verified
statetruth, the true, verity, truenessconformity to reality or actuality
communicationtruth, true statementa true statement
attributetruth, accuracythe quality of being near to the true value
person Truth, Sojourner TruthUnited 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)
truth / Truth > pronunciation
Soundstruw'th
Rhymesbooth / Booth ... youth: 11 rhymes with uwth...
English > truth: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA fact that has been verified.
Examples
  • "at last he knew the truth"
  • "the truth is that he didn't want to do it"
Narrowerhome truthAn important truth that is unpleasant to acknowledge (as about yourself)
verityAn enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth
BroaderfactA piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
Spanishverdad
Catalanveritat
English > truth: 5 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningconformity to reality or actuality.
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymsthe true, verity, trueness
Attributesfalsenot in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
trueconsistent with fact or reality
BroaderactualityThe state of actually existing objectively
Oppositefalsity, falsenessThe state of being false / false or untrue
Spanishla verdad, verdad
Catalanveritat
English > truth: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA true statement.
Examples
  • "he told the truth"
  • "he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it"
Synonymtrue statement
Narrowergospel, gospel truthAn unquestionable truth
tautology(logic) a statement that is necessarily true
truismAn obvious truth
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Oppositefalsehood, falsity, untruthA false statement
Spanishdeclaración verdadera, verdad
Catalanveritat
English > truth: 5 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being near to the true value.
Example "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"
Synonymaccuracy
Attributesaccurateconforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
inaccuratenot exact
Narrowerexactness, exactitudeThe quality of being exact / exact
fidelityaccuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
OppositeinaccuracyThe quality of being inaccurate and having errors
Spanishexactitud, precisión, rigor, verdad
Catalanexactitud, precisió, rigor, veritat
English > Truth: 5 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningUnited 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).
SynonymSojourner Truth
Instance ofabolitionist, emancipationistA reformer who favors / favors abolishing slavery
feminist, women's rightist, women's liberationist, libberA supporter of feminism
SpanishSojourner Truth
CatalanSojourner Truth

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