Complete Definition of "truth"

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English

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Etymology
From OE. triewþ|trÄ«ewþ, treowþ|trÄowþ, corresponding to true + -th.

Pronunciation
IPA|/tɹuËθ/, SAMPA|/tru:T/
audio|en-us-truth.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uËθ|-uËθ

Noun
en-noun

  1. archaic The state or quality of being true to someone or something; faithfulness, fidelity.

#:Truth to one's own feelings is all-important in life.

  1. obsolete A pledge of loyalty or faith.
  2. Conformity to fact or reality; correctness, accuracy.

#:There was some truth in his statement that he had no other choice.

  1. True facts, genuine depiction or statements of reality.

#:The truth is that our leaders knew a lot more than they were letting on.

  1. That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or âgenuineâ reality.

#:Alcoholism and redemption led me finally to truth.
#*1820: Beauty is truth, truth beauty, - that is all / Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. â John Keats, âOde on a Grecian Urnâ

  1. Something acknowledged to be true; a true statement or axiom.

#:Hunger and jealousy are just eternal truths of human existence.
#*1813: It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. â Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Antonyms
falsehood
lie
nonsense
untruth
half-truth

Related terms
half-truth
true
truthful
truthiness
truth or dare
untrue

Translations
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Arabic: ARchar|صد٠IPAchar|(ÊeÉq) m
Aramaic:
:Syriac: Ü«ÜªÜªÜ (shrÄrÄ, shroro) m
:Hebrew: ×©×¨×¨× (shrÄrÄ, shroro) m
Breton: gwirionez f
Bulgarian: иÑÑина (ístina) f
Cebuano: kamatuoran
Chinese: äºå¯¦, äºå® (shìshí)
Croatian: istina
Czech: pravda
Danish: sandhed
Dutch: waarheid f
Esperanto: vero
Ewe: nyateÆe
Finnish: totuus
French: t+|fr|vérité|f
German: t+|de|Wahrheit|f
Greek: t+|el|αλήθεια|f|sc=Grek
Hebrew: ××ת (emet) f
Hungarian: igazság
Icelandic: sannleikur m
Ido: vera
Indonesian: kebenaran
Italian: verità f
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Japanese: çå® (ãããã¤, shinjitsu), æ¬å½ (ã»ãã¨ã, hontÅ), å¿çã(ããã, shinri)
Kannada: ನನà³à²¨à²¿
Korean: ì§ì¤ (jinsil), ì§ë¦¬ (jilli), ì°¸ë¨ (chamdoem)
Kurdish: KUchar|ÚاستÛ
Latin: veritas f
Macedonian: виÑÑина (vistina) f
Malayalam: സതàµà´¯à´ (sathyam), à´¨àµà´°àµ (neru)
Northern Sami: duohtavuohta
Norway: sannhet
Occitan: vertat f
Persian: FAchar|Ø¯Ø±Ø³ØªÛ (dorosti)
Polish: prawda f
Portuguese: verdade f
Romanian: adevÄr n
Russian: пÑавда (právda) f, иÑÑина (ístina) f
Serbian: istina f
Slovak: pravda f
Slovene: resnica f
Spanish: verdad f
Swahili: kweli (class 9/10)
Swedish: sanning (1)
Welsh: gwir

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