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Алтернативни облици[уреди]

  • trewth (obsolete)
  • Truth (sometimes when referring to religious truth)



truthe, trewthe, treowthe, од

trēowþ, trīewþ (truth, veracity, faith, fidelity, loyalty, honour, pledge, covenant), од

*triwwiþō (promise, covenant, contract), од

*drū- (tree), од

*deru- (firm, solid), equivalent to true +‎ -th. Cognate with Norwegian trygd (trustworthiness, security, insurance), Исландски tryggð (loyalty, fidelity).



truth (usually uncountable, plural truths)

  1. True facts, genuine depiction or statements of reality.
    The truth is that our leaders knew a lot more than they were letting on.
  2. Conformity to fact or reality; correctness, accuracy.
    There was some truth in his statement that he had no other choice.
  3. The state or quality of being true to someone or something.
    Truth to one's own feelings is all-important in life.
  4. (archaic) Faithfulness, fidelity.
  5. (obsolete) A pledge of loyalty or faith.
  6. Conformity to rule; exactness; close correspondence with an example, mood, model, etc.
  7. That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or ‘genuine’ reality.
    The truth is what is.
    Alcoholism and redemption led me finally to truth.
  8. (countable) Something acknowledged to be true; a true statement or axiom.
    Hunger and jealousy are just eternal truths of human existence.
  9. (physics, dated) Topness. (See also truth quark.)



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truth (third-person singular simple present truths, present participle truthing, simple past and past participle truthed)

  1. (obsolete, транзитивно) To assert as true; to declare; to speak truthfully.
  2. To make exact; to correct for inaccuracy.
    • (deprecated use of |lang= parameter)
      1974, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, strana 226:
      A concentrated region of the agricultural test area was intensively ground truthed, not only to identify the crop types, but equally important, also to begin to determine the parameters controlling the radar energy reflected from a crop type at a particular stage of growth.
    • (deprecated use of |lang= parameter)
      1990, Advanced Infrared Technology - Part 2, strana cxxvi:
      As is shown in this table, APG images in the validation subset were only truthed with box models, and the 29P images in this subset were never truthed at all.
    • (deprecated use of |lang= parameter)
      2003, Advances in Pattern Recognition ICAPR2003, →ISBN, strana 67:
      This database, which consisists of nearly 180,000 characters, was manually truthed.
  3. (nonstandard, intransitive) To tell the truth.
    • 1966, Nancy Sinatra, "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'"
      You keep lying, when you oughta be truthin'

See also[уреди]


  • truth at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • truth in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911