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true British & World English

In accordance with fact or reality

hold good British & World English

Remain true or valid

come true British & World English

Actually happen or become the case

true bill British & World English

A bill of indictment found by a grand jury to be supported by sufficient evidence to justify prosecution

true-blue British & World English

Staunchly loyal to the Conservative Party

true-born British & World English

Of a specified kind by birth; genuine

true leaf British & World English

A foliage leaf of a plant, as opposed to a seed leaf or cotyledon

true-life British & World English

True to life; realistic

true love British & World English

A person whom one loves

true rib British & World English

A rib which is attached directly to the breastbone

true north British & World English

North according to the earth’s axis, not magnetic north

true-hearted British & World English

Loyal or faithful

true-love knot British & World English

A kind of knot with interlacing bows on each side, symbolizing the bonds of love

out of true British & World English

Not in the correct or exact shape or alignment

true as Bob British & World English

Absolutely true

true to form British & World English

Being or behaving as expected

true to life British & World English

Accurately representing real events or objects

true-false test British & World English

A test consisting of statements that must be marked as either true or false

come true in true British & World English

Actually happen or become the case

hold good in hold1 British & World English

Remain true or valid

out of true in true British & World English

Not in the correct or exact shape or alignment

show one's true colours British & World English

Reveal one’s real character or intentions, especially when these are disreputable or dishonourable

true to form in true British & World English

Being or behaving as expected

true to life in true British & World English

Accurately representing real events or objects

true to in true British & World English

Accurately conforming to (a standard or expectation); faithful to

tried and tested in tried British & World English

Denoting something that has proven in the past to be effective or reliable

show one's true colours in colour British & World English

Reveal one’s real character or intentions, especially when these are disreputable or dishonourable

true bug in bug British & World English

An insect of a large order distinguished by having mouthparts that are modified for piercing and sucking

many a true word is spoken in jest British & World English

A humorous remark not intended to be taken seriously may turn out to be accurate after all

seal2 British & World English

A fish-eating aquatic mammal with a streamlined body and feet developed as flippers, that returns to land to breed or rest

true blue in true-blue British & World English

A staunchly loyal supporter of the Conservative Party

coral British & World English

A sedentary coelenterate of warm and tropical seas, with a calcareous, horny, or soft skeleton. Most corals are colonial and many rely on the presence of green algae in their tissues to obtain energy from sunlight

true horizon in horizon British & World English

A great circle of the celestial sphere, the plane of which passes through the centre of the earth and is parallel to that of the apparent horizon of a place

tried and tested British & World English

Denoting something that has proven in the past to be effective or reliable

bristletail British & World English

A small primitive wingless insect which has bristles at the end of the abdomen

true-lover's knot in true-love knot British & World English

A kind of knot with interlacing bows on each side, symbolizing the bonds of love

true seals in seal2 British & World English

A fish-eating aquatic mammal with a streamlined body and feet developed as flippers, that returns to land to breed or rest

many a true word is spoken in jest in true British & World English

A humorous remark not intended to be taken seriously may turn out to be accurate after all

service tree British & World English

A Eurasian tree of the rose family, closely related to the rowan

Young, Cy British & World English

(1867–1955), US baseball player; born Denton True Young; also know as the Cyclone. The all-time pitching leader in wins (511), he pitched for the Cleveland Spiders 1890–98, the St. Louis Cardinals 1899–1900, the Boston Red Sox 1901–08, and, briefly, the Cleveland Indians and the Boston Braves before retiring in 1911. Baseball’s Cy Young Award for outstanding pitchers is named for him. Baseball Hall of Fame (1937)

out of true or the true in true British & World English

Not in the correct or exact shape or alignment

true to form or type in true British & World English

Being or behaving as expected

true bristletails in bristletail British & World English

A small primitive wingless insect which has bristles at the end of the abdomen

true service tree in service tree British & World English

A Eurasian tree of the rose family, closely related to the rowan

Denton True Young in Young, Cy British & World English

(1867–1955), US baseball player; born Denton True Young; also know as the Cyclone. The all-time pitching leader in wins (511), he pitched for the Cleveland Spiders 1890–98, the St. Louis Cardinals 1899–1900, the Boston Red Sox 1901–08, and, briefly, the Cleveland Indians and the Boston Braves before retiring in 1911. Baseball’s Cy Young Award for outstanding pitchers is named for him. Baseball Hall of Fame (1937)

true English Thesaurus

it may seem hard to believe, but I can assure you it's true

true English-Spanish

to be true

true in constant English Thesaurus

the constant background noise of the city


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