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 truest words at the funeral were those of young Jaden, as quoted by the governor.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had spoken about Rivers in the truest, most knowable way to her friends, loved ones, and colleagues.
In this way he was, in the truest and most honorable sense, a conservative.American Dreams: Saul Bellow’s Masterpiece of Lamentation|Nathaniel Rich|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If we were friends, I might have told you he was in rehab, and that would have been the truest possible answer.
It is the truest story I ever read; it might be the best written.Pete Dexter’s Indelible Portrait of Author Norman Maclean|Pete Dexter|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The next effort of the poet is one of his masterpieces, wherein his inspiration is truest and most poetical.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
But in agreeable weather it is the truest hospitality to keep him out-of-doors.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Absolute confidence in his own beliefs was joined to truest personal humility, and made the prophet.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
Your father was the best and truest soldier that ever drew sword; and his memory stands unrivalled for loyalty and devotion.The Children of the New Forest|Captain Marryat
It would be absurd to deny to very many of them the possession of the truest poetic inspiration.Sacred Books of the East|Various
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