(1) Accurately placed or thrown
"His aim was true"
"He was dead on target"
(2) Accurately fitted; level
"The window frame isn't quite true"
(3) Devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth
"True believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them"
(4) In tune; accurate in pitch
"A true note"
(5) Expressing or given to expressing the truth
"A true statement"
"Gave truthful testimony"
"A truthful person"
(6) 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"
(7) Conforming to definitive criteria
"The horseshoe crab is not a true crab"
"Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"
(8) As acknowledged
"True, she is the smartest in her class"
(9) Proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
"Out of true"
(10) Make level, square, balanced, or concentric
"True up the cylinder of an engine"
- concurring with a given set of facts; factually correct.
- A state in Boolean logic that indicates an affirmative or positive result.
- "A and B" is true if and only if "A" is true and "B" is true.
- Loyal, faithful.
- He’s turned out to be a true friend. (See below, "Compound Words and Terms")
- This is true Parmesan cheese.
- The true king has returned!
- ...the true mention some form of accord with fact or reality.
- Those who are loyal or faithful.
- The fitment of a part in a machine such that their axes coincide
- To straighten.
- He trued the spokes of the bicycle wheel.