Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: truth

1. truth (om erkendelse) a fact that has been verified

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAt last he knew the truth.
The truth is that he didn't want to do it.

Mindre specifikke termerfact

Mere specifikke termerhome truth, verity

2. truth (om tilstand) conformity to reality or actuality

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)the true, trueness, verity

Mindre specifikke termeractuality

Kendetegnerfalse, true

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)falseness, falsity

3. truth (om kommunikation) a true statement

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe told the truth.
He thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)true statement

Mindre specifikke termerstatement

Mere specifikke termergospel, gospel truth, tautology, truism

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)falsehood, untruth, falsity

4. truth (om egenskab) the quality of being near to the true value

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass.
The lawyer questioned the truth of my account.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accuracy

Mindre specifikke termerquality

Mere specifikke termerexactitude, exactness, fidelity

Kendetegneraccurate, inaccurate

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inaccuracy

5. Truth (om person) 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)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Sojourner Truth

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerabolitionist, emancipationist, feminist, libber, women's liberationist, women's rightist

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