- 1. true, alignment
- usage: proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment; "out of true"
- 1. true, true up, align, aline, line up, adjust
- usage: make level, square, balanced, or concentric; "true up the cylinder of an engine"
- 1. true (vs. false), actual, genuine, literal, real, apodictic, apodeictic, truthful, sure, correct#1, right, faithful, genuine#1, echt, honest#1, honorable, sincere
- usage: consistent with fact or reality; not false; "the story is true"; "it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true"- B. Russell; "the true meaning of the statement"
- 2. true, dead on target, accurate (vs. inaccurate)
- usage: accurately placed or thrown; "his aim was true"; "he was dead on target"
- 3. true, faithful (vs. unfaithful)
- usage: devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth; "true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them"
- 4. truthful (vs. untruthful), true, honest, veracious, honest#1, honorable
- usage: expressing or given to expressing the truth; "a true statement"; "gave truthful testimony"; "a truthful person"
- 5. true, typical (vs. atypical)
- usage: conforming to definitive criteria; "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab"; "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"
- 6. dependable, honest, reliable, true(predicate), trustworthy (vs. untrustworthy), trusty
- usage: worthy of being depended on; "a dependable worker"; "an honest working stiff"; "a reliable sourcSFLe of information"; "he was true to his word"; "I would be true for there are those who trust me"
- 7. genuine, true(prenominal), unfeigned, sincere (vs. insincere)
- usage: not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief"
- 8. true(prenominal), real(prenominal) (vs. unreal)
- usage: rightly so called; "true courage"; "a spirit which true men have always admired"; "a true friend"
- 9. true(prenominal), geographic (vs. magnetic), geographical
- usage: determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles; "true north is geographic north"
- 10. true(prenominal), lawful, rightful(prenominal), legitimate (vs. illegitimate)
- usage: having a legally established claim; "the legitimate heir"; "the true and lawful king"
- 11. on-key, true, harmonious (vs. inharmonious)
- usage: in tune; accurate in pitch; "a true note"
- 12. true, straight, even (vs. uneven)
- usage: accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true"
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- 1. true, admittedly, avowedly, confessedly
- usage: as acknowledged; "true, she is the smartest in her class"
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