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Noun: truth  trooth
  1. A fact that has been verified
    "at last he knew the truth"; "the truth is that 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";
    - the true, verity, trueness
     
  3. A true statement
    "he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it"; "he told the truth";
    - true statement
     
  4. The quality of being correct, true, or close to the true value
    "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account";
    - accuracy, veracity
Noun: Truth
  1. 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)
    - Sojourner Truth

Derived forms: truths

See also: accurate, false, inaccurate, true

Type of: abolitionist, actuality, emancipationist, fact, feminist, libber, quality, statement, women's liberationist, women's rightist

Antonym: falsehood, falsity

Encyclopedia: Truth, Love and a Little Malice