Truth

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See: True, Truth Table, Truth Assignment.



References

2009

  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=truth
    • S: (n) truth (a fact that has been verified) "at last he knew the truth"; "the truth is that he didn't want to do it"
    • S: (n) truth, the true, verity, trueness (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"
    • S: (n) truth, true statement (a true statement) "he told the truth"; "he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it"
    • S: (n) accuracy, truth (the quality of being near to the true value) "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"
    • S: (n) Truth, Sojourner Truth (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))
  • http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/truth#Noun
    • 1. (archaic) The state or quality of being true to someone or something; faithfulness, fidelity. “Truth to one's own feelings is all-important in life.
    • 2. (obsolete) A pledge of loyalty or faith.
    • 3. Conformity to fact or reality; correctness, accuracy. “There was some truth in his statement that he had no other choice.
    • 4. True facts, genuine depiction or statements of reality. “The truth is that our leaders knew a lot more than they were letting on.
    • 5. 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.
    • 6. Something acknowledged to be true; a true statement or axiom. “Hunger and jealousy are just eternal truths of human existence.

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