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Synonyms for truth

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  1. truthverb

    lie, half-truth, falsity, falsehood, nonsense, untruth

  2. truthnoun

    The state or quality of being true to someone or something

    Truth to one's own feelings is all-important in life.

    untruth, half-truth, falsehood, nonsense, falsity, lie

  3. truthnoun

    half-truth, falsity, untruth, lie, nonsense, falsehood

  4. truthnoun

    nonsense, half-truth, falsity, lie, falsehood, untruth

  5. truthnoun

    There was some truth in his statement that he had no other choice.

    falsehood, untruth, half-truth, falsity, nonsense, lie

  6. truthnoun

    The truth is that our leaders knew a lot more than they were letting on.

    nonsense, falsity, untruth, falsehood, half-truth, lie

  7. truthnoun

    falsehood, nonsense, lie, falsity, untruth, half-truth

  8. truthnoun

    Hunger and jealousy are just eternal truths of human existence.

    falsehood, lie, untruth, half-truth, falsity, nonsense

  9. truthnoun

    lie, falsehood, nonsense, half-truth, untruth, falsity

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. truth

    In its governmental relations, human or divine, justice is the giving to every person exactly what he deserves, not necessarily involving any consideration of what any other may deserve; equity (the quality of being equal) is giving every one as much advantage, privilege, or consideration as is given to any other; it is that which is equally right or just to all concerned; equity is equal justice and is thus a close synonym for fairness and impartiality, but it has a philosophical and legal precision that those words have not. In legal proceedings cases arise for which the law has not adequately provided, or in which general provisions, just in the main, would work individual hardship. The system of equity, devised to supply the insufficiencies of law, deals with cases "to which the law by reason of its universality can not apply." "Equity, then, ... is the soul and spirit of all law; positive law is construed and rational law is made by it." Blackstone bk. iii, ch. 27, p. 429. In personal and social relations justice is the rendering to every one what is due or merited, whether in act, word, or thought; in matters of reasoning, or literary work of any kind, justice is close, faithful, unprejudiced, and unbiased adherence to essential truth or fact; we speak of the justice of a statement, or of doing justice to a subject. Integrity, rectitude, right, righteousness and virtue denote conformity of personal conduct to the moral law, and thus necessarily include justice, which is giving others that which is their due. Lawfulness is an ambiguous word, meaning in its narrower sense mere legality, which may be very far from justice, but in its higher sense signifying accordance with the supreme law of right, and thus including perfect justice. Justness refers rather to logical relations than to practical matters; as, we speak of the justness of a statement or of a criticism. See JUDGE, n.

    equity, fair play, fairness, faithfulness, honor, impartiality, integrity, justice, justness, law, lawfulness, legality, rectitude, right, righteousness, rightfulness, uprightness, virtue

    dishonesty, favoritism, inequity, injustice, partiality, unfairness, unlawfulness, unreasonableness, untruth, wrong

    The justice of the king; to or for the oppressed.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. truth

    veracity, verity, fact, fidelity, faithfulness, exactness, accuracy, precision

Princeton's WordNet

  1. truthnoun

    a fact that has been verified

    "at last he knew the truth"; "the truth is that he didn't want to do it"

    trueness, accuracy, verity, the true, true statement

    falsity, untruth, falseness, falsehood

  2. truth, the true, verity, truenessnoun

    conformity to reality or actuality

    "they debated the truth of the proposition"; "the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat"; "he was famous for the truth of his portraits"; "he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities"

    trueness, accuracy, loyalty, verity, the true, true statement

    falsity, untruth, falsehood, falseness

  3. truth, true statementnoun

    a true statement

    "he told the truth"; "he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it"

    trueness, accuracy, verity, the true, true statement

    falsity, falsehood, falseness, untruth

  4. accuracy, truthnoun

    the quality of being near to the true value

    "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"

    trueness, accuracy, verity, the true, true statement

    falseness, untruth, falsity, falsehood

  5. Truth, Sojourner Truthnoun

    United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women (1797-1883)

    trueness, accuracy, verity, the true, true statement

    untruth, falsity, falsehood, falseness

Editors Contribution

  1. no lies

    you don't lie when speaking the truth

    Submitted by JP03 on October 23, 2014  
  2. honesty

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  
  3. sachchit

    hindu boy name

    Submitted by anonymous on June 21, 2021  
  4. veritas

    veritas translates into truth.

    veritas means truth

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. truthnoun

    fact, reality, verity, actual existence, matter of fact, stubborn fact, not a dream, not a fancy, not an illusion

  2. truthnoun

    conformity to fact or reality

  3. truthnoun

    principle, axiom, law, canon

  4. truthnoun

    veracity, truthfulness, honesty, sincerity, integrity, frankness, ingenuousness, candor

  5. truthnoun

    faithfulness, fidelity, constancy

  6. truthnoun

    exactness, accuracy, nicety, precision

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. truthnoun

    veracity, truthfulness, accuracy, precision, exactness, correctness, verity, fact, truism, axiom, fidelity, constancy, loyalty, fealty, steadfastness, candor, frankness, ingenuousness


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How to use truth in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Scaramucci:

    (Trump is) coming over the top of the mainstream media and the people that live in the coastal cities to deliver information to the people that voted for him, you're in the search for truth, I'm in the search for truth, but do you know what the American people really want? They want the truth, but they also want progress.

  2. Katherine Mansfield:

    Risk Risk anything Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.

  3. Anonymous:

    Truth fears no questions.

  4. Rick Robbins:

    To tell you the truth, I hadn't even thought about it, it's a little early in the game.

  5. Gabriela Petrova:

    I believe the truth will be revealed, it doesn't sound logical for 150 athletes to have taken the banned substance in an Olympic year.

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