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Meaning of truth

truth

Pronunciation: (trth), [key]
— pl. truths
  1. the true or actual state of a matter: He tried to find out the truth.
  2. conformity with fact or reality; verity: the truth of a statement.
  3. a verified or indisputable fact, proposition, principle, or the like: mathematical truths.
  4. the state or character of being true.
  5. actuality or actual existence.
  6. an obvious or accepted fact; truism; platitude.
  7. honesty; integrity; truthfulness.
  8. (often cap.) ideal or fundamental reality apart from and transcending perceived experience: the basic truths of life.
  9. agreement with a standard or original.
  10. accuracy, as of position or adjustment.
  11. fidelity or constancy.
  12. in reality; in fact; actually: In truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire.

Truth

Pronunciation: (trth), [key]
  1. (Isabella Van Wagener), 1797?–1883, U.S. abolitionist, orator, and women's-rights advocate, born a slave.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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