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truth



Pronunciation: (trOOth), [key]
n.,
pl. truthsPronunciation: (trOO&thslash;z, trOOths). [key]

1. the true or actual state of a matter: He tried to find out the truth.
2. conformity with fact or reality; verity: the truth of a statement.
3. a verified or indisputable fact, proposition, principle, or the like: mathematical truths.
4. the state or character of being true.
5. actuality or actual existence.
6. an obvious or accepted fact; truism; platitude.
7. honesty; integrity; truthfulness.
8. (often cap.) ideal or fundamental reality apart from and transcending perceived experience: the basic truths of life.
9. agreement with a standard or original.
10. accuracy, as of position or adjustment.
11. Archaic.fidelity or constancy.
12. in truth, in reality; in fact; actually: In truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire.

Truth



Pronunciation: (trOOth), [key]
n.
So•journ•er Pronunciation: (sō'jûr-nur, sō-jûr'nur), [key] (Isabella Van Wagener), 1797?–1883, U.S. abolitionist, orator, and women's-rights advocate, born a slave.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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