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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.