Definition of "truth" []

  • Conformity to fact or actuality. (noun)
  • A statement proven to be or accepted as true. (noun)
  • Sincerity; integrity. (noun)
  • Fidelity to an original or standard. (noun)
  • Reality; actuality. (noun)
  • The quality of being true, genuine, actual, or factual (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Something that is true as opposed to false (noun)
  • A proven or verified principle or statement; fact (noun)
  • A system of concepts purporting to represent some aspect of the world (noun)
  • Fidelity to a required standard or law (noun)
  • Faithful reproduction or portrayal (noun)
  • An obvious fact; truism; platitude (noun)
  • Honesty, reliability, or veracity (noun)
  • Accuracy, as in the setting, adjustment, or position of something, such as a mechanical instrument (noun)
  • The state or quality of being faithful; allegiance (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "truth" in a sentence
  • "'In search of truth' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '\'In search of truth\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: It should come as no surprise that any reputable and unbiased media organization looking for expert Iran analysis would pay more than just lip service to vetting its sources and actually check the credentials of their pundits."
  • "We had heard the truth, I was sure, from Stillingfleet, but had we heard the _whole _truth?"
  • "The religion which has taught men truth -- above all things, _truth_ -- which teaches utter horror of a lie, which insists on the bare, bald reality in heaven and earth, which has taught men hatred of the false as the meanest and most unmanly thing existing -- this religion took its rise in claptrap miracles, was puffed into popularity by boasting pretensions, was born in trickery and nurtured by legerdemain!"