Truth

  • 1 Truth — • Defines ontological, logical, and moral truth Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Truth     Truth     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 truth — W2S1 [tru:θ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(true facts)¦ 2¦(being true)¦ 3¦(important ideas)¦ 4 in truth 5 if (the) truth be known/told 6 to tell (you) the truth 7 nothing could be further from the truth 8 the truth will out ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Ori …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 truth — [ truθ ] noun *** 1. ) uncount the actual facts or information about something, rather than what people think, expect, or make up: The truth may never be known. truth about: We finally learned the shocking truth about Gina s past. tell (someone)… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 TRUTH — (Heb. אֱמֶת, ʾemet). The Bible often speaks of God as the God of truth (e.g., Jer. 10:10; Ps. 31:6), as does the Talmud where this synonymity climaxes in the famous dictum: The Seal of God is truth (Shab. 55a; TJ, Sanh. 1:5). The same idea is… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 5 Truth — Truth, n.; pl. {Truths}. [OE. treuthe, trouthe, treowpe, AS. tre[ o]w?. See {True}; cf. {Troth}, {Betroth}.] 1. The quality or being true; as: (a) Conformity to fact or reality; exact accordance with that which is, or has been; or shall be. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 truth — I noun accuracy, actuality, authenticity, candor, conformity to fact, correctness, exactness, fact, genuineness, honesty, integrity, precision, probity, realism, reality, right, sincerity, veracity, veritas, verity associated concepts:… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 truth — truth; truth·ful; truth·less; un·truth; un·truth·ful; un·truth·ful·ness; truth·ful·ly; truth·ful·ness; truth·less·ness; …

    English syllables

  • 8 truth — ► NOUN (pl. truths) 1) the quality or state of being true. 2) (also the truth) that which is true as opposed to false. 3) a fact or belief that is accepted as true. ● in truth Cf. ↑in truth …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 truth — [tro͞oth] n. pl. truths [tro͞othz, tro͞oths] [ME treuthe < OE treowth: see TRUE & TH1] 1. the quality or state of being true; specif., a) Obs. loyalty; trustworthiness b) sincerity; genuineness; honesty …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 truth — [n1] reality, validity accuracy, actuality, authenticity, axiom, case, certainty, correctness, dope*, exactitude, exactness, fact, facts, factualism, factuality, factualness, genuineness, gospel*, gospel truth*, honest truth*, infallibility,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 truth — O.E. triewð (W.Saxon), treowð (Mercian) faithfulness, quality of being true, from triewe, treowe faithful (see TRUE (Cf. true)). Meaning accuracy, correctness is from 1560s. Unlike LIE (Cf. lie) (v.), there is no primary verb in English or most… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 Truth — [tru:θ; engl. = Wahrheit, Wirklichkeit, Echtheit]; Formelzeichen: t; Symbol: t; Syn.: Top: Phantasiename u. Quantenzahl eines der Quarks (Truth Quark, Top Quark). * * * Truth   [truːθ, englisch], Elementarteilchenphysik: charakteristische… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 13 truth — truth, veracity, verity, verisimilitude are comparable when they mean the quality or property of keeping close to the facts or to things as they are and avoiding such distortions as lies, fictions, or misrepresentations. Truth is a general term… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 Truth — bezeichnet die Flavour Quantenzahl Topness in der Elementarteilchenphysik ein Album von Jeff Beck, siehe Truth (Album) Sojourner Truth Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehr …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 15 Truth — Truth, v. t. To assert as true; to declare. [R.] [1913 Webster] Had they [the ancients] dreamt this, they would have truthed it heaven. Ford. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Truth — (engl., spr. trūth, »Wahrheit«), eines der beliebtesten der sogen. Londoner »Society Journals«, die über Leben und Treiben der vornehmen englischen Welt berichten, wurde 1877 von dem radikalen Abgeordneten Henry Labouchere (s. d.) gegründet und… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 truth — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS fis. → top {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: ingl. truth propr. verità , nome di fantasia che prende spunto dall iniziale del quark corrispondente …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 18 truth — truth/falsity …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 19 Truth — Truth, Soj|our|ner (1797 1883) a female US ↑slave (=a black person who was owned by a white person) with strong Christian beliefs, who was allowed to become a free person and who then travelled around the US teaching people about God and speaking …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 Truth — [tro͞oth] Sojourner [sō′jʉr΄nər] (orig. a slave called Isabella) 1797? 1883; U.S. abolitionist & women s rights advocate …

    English World dictionary


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