In truth, in reality; in fact.Of a truth, in reality; certainly.To do truth, to practice what God commands.

He that doeth truth cometh to the light.
John iii. 21.

(Truth), v. t. To assert as true; to declare. [R.]

Had they [the ancients] dreamt this, they would have truthed it heaven.

(Truth"ful) a. Full of truth; veracious; reliable.Truth"ful*ly, adv.Truth"ful*ness, n.

(Truth"less), a. Devoid of truth; dishonest; dishonest; spurious; faithless.Truth"less*ness, n.

(Truth"-lov`er) n. One who loves the truth.

Truth-lover was our English Duke.

(Truth"ness), n. Truth. [Obs. & R.] Marston.

(Truth"-tell`er) n. One who tells the truth.

Truth-teller was our England's Alfred named.

(Truth"y) a. Truthful; likely; probable. [R.] "A more truthy import." W. G. Palgrave.

(b) Conformity to rule; exactness; close correspondence with an example, mood, object of imitation, or the like.

Plows, to go true, depend much on the truth of the ironwork.

(c) Fidelity; constancy; steadfastness; faithfulness.

Alas! they had been friends in youth,
But whispering tongues can poison truth.

(d) The practice of speaking what is true; freedom from falsehood; veracity.

If this will not suffice, it must appear
That malice bears down truth.

2. That which is true or certain concerning any matter or subject, or generally on all subjects; real state of things; fact; verity; reality.

Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbor.
Zech. viii. 16.

I long to know the truth here of at large.

The truth depends on, or is only arrived at by, a legitimate deduction from all the facts which are truly material.

3. A true thing; a verified fact; a true statement or proposition; an established principle, fixed law, or the like; as, the great truths of morals.

Even so our boasting . . . is found a truth.
2 Cor. vii. 14.

4. Righteousness; true religion.

Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
John i. 17.

Sanctify them through thy truth; thy word is truth.
John xvii. 17.

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