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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 truth /ˈtruθ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Truth n.; pl. Truths
 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.
 (b) Conformity to rule; exactness; close correspondence with an example, mood, object of imitation, or the like.
    Plows, to go true, depend much on the truth of the ironwork.   --Mortimer.
 (c) Fidelity; constancy; steadfastness; faithfulness.
 Alas! they had been friends in youth,
 But whispering tongues can poison truth.   --Coleridge.
 (d) The practice of speaking what is true; freedom from falsehood; veracity.
 If this will not suffice, it must appear
 That malice bears down truth.   --Shak.
 2. That which is true or certain concerning any matter or subject, or generally on all subjects; real state of things; fact; verity; reality.
    Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbor.   --Zech. viii. 16.
    I long to know the truth here of at large.   --Shak.
    The truth depends on, or is only arrived at by, a legitimate deduction from all the facts which are truly material.   --Coleridge.
 3. A true thing; a verified fact; a true statement or proposition; an established principle, fixed law, or the like; as, the great truths of morals.
    Even so our boasting . . . is found a truth.   --2 Cor. vii. 14.
 4. Righteousness; true religion.
    Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.   --John i. 17.
    Sanctify them through thy truth; thy word is truth.   --John xvii. 17.
 In truth, in reality; in fact.
 Of a truth, in reality; certainly.
 To do truth, to practice what God commands.
    He that doeth truth cometh to the light.   --John iii. 21.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Truth, v. t. To assert as true; to declare. [R.]
    Had they [the ancients] dreamt this, they would have truthed it heaven.   --Ford.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a fact that has been verified; "at last he knew the truth";
           "the truth is the 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" [syn: the true, verity]
         [ant: falsity]
      3: a true statement; "he told the truth"; "he thought of
         answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe
         it" [syn: true statement] [ant: falsehood]
      4: the quality of nearness to the truth or the true value; "he
         was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the
         lawyer questioned the truth of my account" [syn: accuracy]
         [ant: inaccuracy]
      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) [syn: Sojourner

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    Used in various senses in Scripture. In Prov. 12:17, 19, it
    denotes that which is opposed to falsehood. In Isa. 59:14, 15,
    Jer. 7:28, it means fidelity or truthfulness. The doctrine of
    Christ is called "the truth of the gospel" (Gal. 2:5), "the
    truth" (2 Tim. 3:7; 4:4). Our Lord says of himself, "I am the
    way, and the truth" (John 14:6).