Definition of TRUTH

noun : TRUTH

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a fact that has been verified; "at last he knew the truth"; "the truth is that he didn't want to do it" ;

  • 2. (

    ) conformity to reality or actuality; "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"; "he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a true statement; "he told the truth"; "he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the quality of being near to the true value; "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account" ;

  • 5. (

    ) United 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) ;


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