True in a sentence

The word "true" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of true and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of True

  • Conformable to fact; in accordance with the actual state of things; correct; not false, erroneous, inaccurate, or the like; as, a true relation or narration; a true history; a declaration is true when it states the facts.
  • Right to precision; conformable to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate; as, a true copy; a true likeness of the original.
  • Steady in adhering to friends, to promises, to a prince, or the like; unwavering; faithful; loyal; not false, fickle, or perfidious; as, a true friend; a wife true to her husband; an officer true to his charge.
  • Actual; not counterfeit, adulterated, or pretended; genuine; pure; real; as, true balsam; true love of country; a true Christian.
  • Genuine; real; not deviating from the essential characters of a class; as, a lizard is a true reptile; a whale is a true, but not a typical, mammal.
  • In accordance with truth; truly.
  • proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
  • make level, square, balanced, or concentric
  • as acknowledged
  • expressing or given to expressing the truth
  • consistent with fact or reality; not false

How to use true in a sentence. True pronunciation.

I think it true, and sadly true, that a man with a vice which he is able to satisfy easily and habitually, even as another satisfies a virtue, may give up the wider actions of the world and the possibilities of his life for the pleasure which his one vice gives him, and neither miss nor desire those greater chances of virtue or ambition which he has lost.
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I am glad thee did find all he said was true, and that in Damascus thee was able to set a mark by my uncle's grave.
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Many had heard of David, a few had seen him, and now all eyed with inquisitive interest one who defied so many of the customs of his countrymen; who kept on his hat; who used a Mahommedan salutation like a true believer; whom the Effendina honoured-and presently honoured in an unusual degree by seating him at table opposite himself, where his Chief Chamberlain was used to sit.
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They are not subtle enough for the unexpected acts of honesty in the life of a true man.
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It is true that the larger life has pleasures and expanding capacities; but it is truer still that it has perils, events which try the soul as it is never tried in the smaller life-unless, indeed, the soul be that of the Epicurean.
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Shall a Christian dog inherit from a true believer?
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He had not the courage of the true conspirator, traitor though he was.
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More than once his death had been planned, but the dark design had come to light-now from the workers of the bazaars, whose wires of intelligence pierced everywhere; now from some hungry fellah whose yelek he had filled with cakes of dourha beside a bread-shop; now from Mahommed Hassan, who was for him a thousand eyes and feet and hands, who cooked his food, and gathered round him fellaheen or Copts or Soudanese or Nubians whom he himself had tested and found true, and ruled them with a hand of plenty and a rod of iron.
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Presently she continued: "Listen, and by Abraham and Christ and all the Prophets, and by Mahomet the true revealer, give me thine aid.
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Can any who have a true Concern for the Honour of Almighty God, give Countenance and Support to such Entertainments whereby he is so dishonour'd and affronted, though they could suppose themselves above the Danger of being the worse for them, which they can never be?
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This may he true, but what then, Will this excuse them?
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Series I, no. 4.-Corbyn Morris's ESSAY TOWARDS FIXING THE TRUE STANDARDS OF WIT, etc.
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Humboldt is the true Golconda.
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True knowledge of the nature of silver mining came fast enough.
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The Indians were true prophets, but how did they get their information?
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BAWD Is the Refuse of an Old Whore, who having been burnt herself, does like Charcoal help to set greener Wood on Fire; She is one of Natures Errata's, and a true Daughter of _Eve_, who having first undone herself, tempts others to the same Destruction.
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Thus have I briefly represented my Bawd unto the Readers View in her own proper Colours, and set her forth in a true Light.
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You may easiely imagine a Man of his Estate cou'd not be long without several Offers when his mind was known: For Wealth has so many Charms in it, that it often blinds the Eyes of Parents, and makes them mistake their true Interest, with respect to the Disposal of their Children; which consists not so much in being married to Rich Husbands, as to those that are suitable for them.
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And now, to make the Bargain firm, the Bawd engages for both Parties, that they shall each be true to one another.
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I have been always true to thee, and so will ever be; and I'll say that for thee, thou never deny'dst me yet to kiss and feel, when I'd a Mind to't.
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Examples of True

Example #1
I ask him how it came he lived here alone; how it came that he made chairs, he, with brains enough to build great houses or great bridges; how it was that drink and he were such friends; and how he, a Catholic, lived here among us Quakers, so singular, uncompanionable, and severe.
Example #2
I feel Soolsby here at times so sharply that it would seem he came again and was in this room, though he is dead and gone.
Example #3
But that the Prince Pasha of Egypt has set up a claim against my uncle's property is evil news; though, thanks be to God, as my father says, we have enough to keep us fed and clothed and housed.
Example #4
I must ask thee how is thy friend Ebn Ezra Bey?
Example #5
Kaid addressed his conversation again and again to David, asking questions put to disconcert the consuls and other official folk present, confident in the naive reply which would be returned.
Example #6
As a wind, unfelt, stirs the leaves of a forest, making it rustle delicately, a whisper swept through the room.