- Def: Truth 1. the true or actual state of a matter; 2. conformity with fact or reality; verity; 3. a verified or indisputable fact, proposition, principle, or the like; 4. actuality or actual existence; 5. an obvious or accepted fact; truism; platitude; 6. honesty; integrity; truthfulness; 7. agreement with a standard or original; 8. accuracy, as of position or adjustment; 9. Archaic. fidelity or constancy;
- Origin: bef. 900; ME treuthe, OE tréowth (c. ON tryggth faith). See true, -th1;
- Synonyms: fact, veracity, sincerity, candor, frankness, precision, exactness.