Engelsk ordbog



Info: Dette websted er baseret på WordNet fra Princeton University.

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









Baseret på WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Teknik og design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. Dansk bearbejdning: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk