- First Reference: Genesis 42:11
- Last Reference: Revelation 22:6
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H3330 Used 2 times
- H3651 Used 5 times
- H551 Used 1 time
- H571 Used 18 times
- H6656 Used 1 time
- G1103 Used 1 time
- G2228 Used 1 time
- G225 Used 1 time
- G227 Used 23 times
- G228 Used 26 times
- G4103 Used 2 times
1. Conformable to fact; being in accordance with the actual state of things; as a true relation or narration; a true history. A declaration is true when it states the facts. In this sense, true is opposed to false.
2. Genuine; pure; real; not counterfeit, adulterated or false; as true balsam; the true bark; true love of country; a true christian.
--The true light which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. John 1:9.
3. Faithful; steady in adhering to friends, to promises, to a prince or to the state; loyal; not false, fickle or perfidious; as a true friend; a true lover; a man true to his king, true to his country, true to his word; a husband true to his wife; a wife true to her husband; a servant true to his master; an officer true to his charge.
4. Free from falsehood; as a true witness.
5. Honest; not fraudulent; as good men and true
If king Edward be as true and just--
6. Exact; right to precision; conformable to a rule or pattern; as a true copy; a true likeness of the original.
7. Straight; right; as a true line; the true course of a ship.
8. Not false or pretended; real; as, Christ was the true Messiah.
9. Rightful; as, George IV is the true king of England.
TRUEBORN, adjective [true and born.] Of genuine birth; having a right by birth to any title; as a true born Englishman.
TRUEBRED, adjective [true and bred.] Of a genuine or right breed; as a truebred beast.
1. Being of genuine breeding or education; as a truebred gentleman.
TRUEHE'ARTED, adjective [true and heart.] Being of a faithful heart; honest; sincere; not faithless or deceitful; as a truehearted friend.
TRUEHE'ARTEDNESS, noun Fidelity; loyalty; sincerity.
TRUELOVE, noun [true and love.] One really beloved.
1. A plant, the herb Paris.
TRUELOVE-KNOT, noun A knot composed of lines united with many involutions; the emblem of interwoven affection or engagements.
TRUENESS, noun Faithfulness; sincerity.
1. Reality; genuineness.
2. Exactness; as the trueness of a line.
TRUEPENNY, noun [true and penny.] A familiar phrase for an honest fellow.