Енглески

 Truth (disambiguation) on Wikipedia

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Etymology

From Middle English trouthe, truthe, trewthe, treowthe, from Стари Енглески trēowþ, trīewþ (truth, veracity, faith, fidelity, loyalty, honour, pledge, covenant), from Lua грешка in Модул:etymology at line 156: Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) is not set as an ancestor of Енглески (en) in Модул:languages/data/2. The ancestor of Енглески is Early Modern English (en-ear) (an etymology-only language whose regular parent is Енглески (en)).., from Proto-Indo-European *drū- (tree), from Proto-Indo-European *deru- (firm, solid), equivalent to true +‎ -th. Cognate with Норвешки trygd (trustworthiness, security, insurance), Icelandic tryggð (loyalty, fidelity).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: trōōth, IPA(кључ): /tɹuːθ/
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  • Риме: -uːθ

Noun

truth (usually uncountable, plural truths)

  1. True facts, genuine depiction or statements of reality.
    The truth is that our leaders knew a lot more than they were letting on.
    • 1835, Samuel Taylor Coleridge with Henry Nelson Coleridge, quoting Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Specimens of the Table Talk of the late Samuel Taylor Coleridge[1], volume II, →ISBN, page 19:
      The truth depends on, or is only arrived at by, a legitimate deduction from all the facts which are truly material.
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  2. Conformity to fact or reality; correctness, accuracy.
    There was some truth in his statement that he had no other choice.
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  3. The state or quality of being true to someone or something.
    Truth to one's own feelings is all-important in life.
  4. (archaic) Faithfulness, fidelity.
  5. (obsolete) A pledge of loyalty or faith.
  6. Conformity to rule; exactness; close correspondence with an example, mood, model, etc.
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  7. That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or ‘genuine’ reality.
    The truth is what is.
    Alcoholism and redemption led me finally to truth.
  8. (countable) Something acknowledged to be true; a true statement or axiom.
    Hunger and jealousy are just eternal truths of human existence.
  9. (physics, dated) Topness; the property of a truth quark.
  10. (games) In the game truth or dare, the choice to truthfully answer a question put forth.
    When asked truth or dare, he picked truth.

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Verb

truth

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To assert as true; to declare; to speak truthfully.
  2. To make exact; to correct for inaccuracy.
    • 1974, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, page 226:
      A concentrated region of the agricultural test area was intensively ground truthed, not only to identify the crop types, but equally important, also to begin to determine the parameters controlling the radar energy reflected from a crop type at a particular stage of growth.
    • 1990, Advanced Infrared Technology - Part 2, page cxxvi:
      As is shown in this table, APG images in the validation subset were only truthed with box models, and the 29P images in this subset were never truthed at all.
    • 2003, Advances in Pattern Recognition ICAPR2003, →ISBN, page 67:
      This database, which consisists of nearly 180,000 characters, was manually truthed.
  3. (nonstandard, intransitive) To tell the truth.
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