Synonyms for (noun) true

true

proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment

out of true

LESS SPECIFIC: alignment

Synonyms for (verb) true

true, true up

make level, square, balanced, or concentric

true up the cylinder of an engine

LESS SPECIFIC: line up, align, aline, adjust

Synonyms for (adjective) true

true, dead on target

accurately placed or thrown

his aim was true; he was dead on target

LESS SPECIFIC: accurate


straight, true

accurately fitted; level

the window frame isn't quite true

LESS SPECIFIC: even


true

devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth

true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them

LESS SPECIFIC: faithful


true, on-key

in tune; accurate in pitch

a true note

LESS SPECIFIC: harmonious


true, truthful

expressing or given to expressing the truth

a true statement; gave truthful testimony; a truthful person

LESS SPECIFIC: honest veracious


lawful, true, rightful

having a legally established claim

the legitimate heir; the true and lawful king

LESS SPECIFIC: legitimate


true

determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles

true north is geographic north

LESS SPECIFIC: geographic, geographical


true

rightly so called

true courage; a spirit which true men have always admired; a true friend

LESS SPECIFIC: real


unfeigned, true, genuine

not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed

genuine emotion; her interest in people was unfeigned; true grief

LESS SPECIFIC: sincere


true

consistent with fact or reality; not false

the story is true; it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true- B. Russell; the true meaning of the statement


dependable, honest, true, reliable

worthy of being depended on

a dependable worker; an honest working stiff; a reliable sourcSFLe of information; he was true to his word; I would be true for there are those who trust me

LESS SPECIFIC: trustworthy, trusty


true

conforming to definitive criteria

the horseshoe crab is not a true crab; Pythagoras was the first true mathematician

LESS SPECIFIC: typical