adjective, tru·er, tru·est.
verb (used with object), trued, tru·ing or true·ing.
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Idioms for true
Origin of true
synonym study for true
OTHER WORDS FROM truetrueness, nounhalf-true, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for true
The kids described if those statements were true, not true or sometimes true.
While it’s true that Republicans are set to draw many more congressional districts than Democrats, they will still draw fewer than they did in 2011.Republicans Won Almost Every Election Where Redistricting Was At Stake|Nathaniel Rakich (firstname.lastname@example.org)|November 18, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Techamuanvivit is a friend of mine, and what began as a phone call to catch up turned into a two-part conversation about the true costs of closing versus remaining open during the pandemic.The True Cost of Keeping a Restaurant Open During a Pandemic|Charlotte Druckman|November 11, 2020|Eater
That’s true for our elected officials, our football teams, and our fast food restaurants.
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The invert was trued up by drawing along the runners a semi-circular templet having a radius of 21½ ins.Concrete Construction|Halbert P. Gillette
Such debates didn't suggest any course of social or political action, and couldn't be trued in to any of her causes.The Troubadour|Robert Augustine Ward Lowndes
Small pieces can, of course, be straightened and trued by the smoothing-plane alone.Woodworking for Beginners|Charles Gardner Wheeler
After the boring is completed the edge E is trued by the large-face milling cutter M bolted to the spindle sleeve.Turning and Boring|Franklin D. Jones
At least as many of its surfaces should be trued as are necessary for the "lay out."Handwork in Wood|William Noyes
British Dictionary definitions for true
adjective truer or truest
- unswervingly faithful and loyal to friends, a cause, etca true follower
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the loyal and the true
verb trues, truing or trued
Derived forms of truetrueness, noun
Word Origin for true
Idioms and Phrases with true
In addition to the idioms beginning with true
- true blue
- true colors
- true to
- come true
- course of true love
- dream come true
- find true north
- hold good (true)
- ring false (true)
- run (true) to form
- too good to be true
- tried and true