Dictionary Source

These definitions come from the Funk & Wagnal Dictionary 1895 Edition.

Definitions

  1. Comfortable to fact or reality;
    being in accord with the actual state of things, as any product of correct thinking or the language embodying it, but especially propositions;
    not false or erroneous;
    as, a true judgment or proposition;
    a true word'
    a true narrative.
  2. Being what it seems or pretends to be;
    not counterfeit, as adulterated, or false;
    genuine;
    as, a true specimen;
    true fidelity.
  3. Firm and steady in adhering to friends, promises, or principles;
    faithful;
    loyal;
    steadfast;
    constant;
    specifically, adhering steadfastly to truth and honesty;
    guileless;
    veracious;
    as, true love;
    a true friend;
    a true man;
    a true witness.
  4. conformable to a rule, standard, or pattern;
    a true circle;
    specifically, in mechanical work, accurately formed or adjusted;
    made so as to fit or correspond;
    as a true joint.
  5. Being or existing in accordance with law or justice;
    legitimate;
    rightful;
    as, a true king.
  6. correctly indicative;
    unerring;
    as, a true prophesy;
  7. a true sign;

 11.  sure

Synonyms

actual
authentic
correct
faithful
honest
just
moral
pure
right