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True vs. Real

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  • True (adjective)

    Conforming to the actual state of reality or fact; factually correct.

    "This is a true story."

  • True (adjective)

    Conforming to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate.

    "a true copy;"

    "a true likeness of the original"

  • True (adjective)

    Of the state in Boolean logic that indicates an affirmative or positive result.

    ""A and B" is true if and only if "A" is true and "B" is true."

  • True (adjective)

    Loyal, faithful.

    "He’s turned out to be a true friend."

  • True (adjective)

    Genuine.

    "This is true Parmesan cheese."

  • True (adjective)

    Legitimate.

    "The true king has returned!"

  • True (adjective)

    etc.}} Accurate; following a path toward the target.

  • True (adjective)

    Fair, unbiased, not loaded.

  • True (adverb)

    Accurately.

    "this gun shoots true"

  • True (noun)

    The state of being in alignment.

  • True (noun)

    Truth.

  • True (noun)

    A pledge or truce.

  • True (verb)

    To straighten.

    "He trued the spokes of the bicycle wheel."

  • True (verb)

    To make even, level, symmetrical, or accurate, align; adjust.

    "We spent all night truing up the report."

  • Real (adjective)

    True, genuine, not merely nominal or apparent.

  • Real (adjective)

    Genuine, not artificial, counterfeit, or fake.

    "This is real leather."

  • Real (adjective)

    Genuine, unfeigned, sincere.

    "These are real tears!"

  • Real (adjective)

    Actually being, existing, or occurring; not fictitious or imaginary.

    "a description of real life"

  • Real (adjective)

    That has objective, physical existence.

    "No one has ever seen a real unicorn."

  • Real (adjective)

    Having been adjusted to remove the effects of inflation; measured in purchasing power contrast nominal.

    "My dad calculated my family's real consumption per month."

    "What is the real GNP of this polity?"

  • Real (adjective)

    Relating to the result of the actions of rational agents; relating to neoclassical economic models as opposed to Keynesian models.

  • Real (adjective)

    Being either a rational number, or the limit of a convergent infinite sequence of rational numbers: being one of a set of numbers with a one-to-one correspondence to the points on a line.

  • Real (adjective)

    Relating to immovable tangible property.

    "real estate;"

    "real property"

  • Real (adjective)

    Absolute, complete, utter.

    "This is a real problem."

  • Real (adjective)

    Signifying meritorious qualities or actions especially as regard the enjoyment of life, prowess at sports, or success wooing potential partners.

    "I'm keeping it real."

  • Real (adverb)

    Really, very.

  • Real (noun)

    A commodity; see realty.

  • Real (noun)

    One of the three genders that the common gender can be separated into in the Scandinavian languages.

  • Real (noun)

    A real number.

  • Real (noun)

    A realist.

  • Real (noun)

    Former unit of currency of Spain and Spain's colonies.

  • Real (noun)

    A coin worth one real.

  • Real (noun)

    A unit of currency used in Portugal and its colonies from 1430 until 1911, and in Brazil from 1790 until 1942

  • Real (noun)

    A coin worth one real.

  • Real (noun)

    A unit of currency used in Brazil since 1994. Symbol: R$.

  • Real (noun)

    A coin worth one real.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • True (adjective)

    Conformable to fact; in accordance with the actual state of things; correct; not false, erroneous, inaccurate, or the like; as, a true relation or narration; a true history; a declaration is true when it states the facts.

  • True (adjective)

    Right to precision; conformable to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate; as, a true copy; a true likeness of the original.

  • True (adjective)

    Steady in adhering to friends, to promises, to a prince, or the like; unwavering; faithful; loyal; not false, fickle, or perfidious; as, a true friend; a wife true to her husband; an officer true to his charge.

  • True (adjective)

    Actual; not counterfeit, adulterated, or pretended; genuine; pure; real; as, true balsam; true love of country; a true Christian.

  • True (adjective)

    Genuine; real; not deviating from the essential characters of a class; as, a lizard is a true reptile; a whale is a true, but not a typical, mammal.

  • True (adverb)

    In accordance with truth; truly.

  • Real (noun)

    A former small Spanish silver coin; also, a denomination of money of account, formerly the unit of the Spanish monetary system.

  • Real (noun)

    A realist.

  • Real (adjective)

    Royal; regal; kingly.

  • Real (adjective)

    Actually being or existing; not fictitious or imaginary; as, a description of real life.

  • Real (adjective)

    True; genuine; not artificial, counterfeit, or factitious; often opposed to ostensible; as, the real reason; real Madeira wine; real ginger.

  • Real (adjective)

    Relating to things, not to persons.

  • Real (adjective)

    Having an assignable arithmetical or numerical value or meaning; not imaginary.

  • Real (adjective)

    Pertaining to things fixed, permanent, or immovable, as to lands and tenements; as, real property, in distinction from personal or movable property.

Webster Dictionary
  • True (noun)

    proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment;

    "out of true"

  • True (verb)

    make level, square, balanced, or concentric;

    "true up the cylinder of an engine"

  • True (adjective)

    consistent with fact or reality; not false;

    "the story is true"

    "it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true"

    "the true meaning of the statement"

  • True (adjective)

    not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin;

    "real mink"

    "true gold"

  • True (adjective)

    conforming to definitive criteria;

    "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab"

    "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"

  • True (adjective)

    accurately placed or thrown;

    "his aim was true"

    "he was dead on target"

  • True (adjective)

    devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth;

    "true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them"

  • True (adjective)

    expressing or given to expressing the truth;

    "a true statement"

    "gave truthful testimony"

    "a truthful person"

  • True (adjective)

    worthy of being depended on;

    "a dependable worker"

    "an honest working stiff"

    "a reliable source of information"

    "he was true to his word"

    "I would be true for there are those who trust me"

  • True (adjective)

    not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed;

    "genuine emotion"

    "her interest in people was unfeigned"

    "true grief"

  • True (adjective)

    rightly so called;

    "true courage"

    "a spirit which true men have always admired"

    "a true friend"

  • True (adjective)

    determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles;

    "true north is geographic north"

  • True (adjective)

    having a legally established claim;

    "the legitimate heir"

    "the true and lawful king"

  • True (adjective)

    in tune; accurate in pitch;

    "a true note"

  • True (adjective)

    accurately fitted; level;

    "the window frame isn't quite true"

  • True (adjective)

    reliable as a basis for action;

    "a true prophesy"

  • True (adverb)

    as acknowledged;

    "true, she is the smartest in her class"

  • Real (noun)

    any rational or irrational number

  • Real (noun)

    an old small silver Spanish coin

  • Real (adjective)

    being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory;

    "real objects"

    "real people; not ghosts"

    "a film based on real life"

    "a real illness"

    "real humility"

    "Life is real! Life is earnest!"

  • Real (adjective)

    no less than what is stated; worthy of the name;

    "the real reason"

    "real war"

    "a real friend"

    "a real woman"

    "meat and potatoes--I call that a real meal"

    "it's time he had a real job"

    "it's no penny-ante job--he's making real money"

  • Real (adjective)

    being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something;

    "her actual motive"

    "a literal solitude like a desert"

    "a genuine dilemma"

  • Real (adjective)

    not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin;

    "real mink"

    "true gold"

  • Real (adjective)

    not to be taken lightly;

    "statistics demonstrate that poverty and unemployment are very real problems"

    "to the man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real"

  • Real (adjective)

    possible to be treated as fact;

    "tangible evidence"

    "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"

  • Real (adjective)

    being value measured in terms of purchasing power;

    "real prices"

    "real income"

    "real wages"

  • Real (adjective)

    having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary;

    "the substantial world"

    "a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"

    "most ponderous and substantial things"

  • Real (adjective)

    (of property) fixed or immovable;

    "real property consists of land and buildings; real estate"

  • Real (adjective)

    coinciding with reality;

    "perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception"

  • Real (adjective)

    founded on practical matters;

    "a recent graduate experiencing the real world for the first time"

  • Real (adverb)

    used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal;

    "she was very gifted"

    "he played very well"

    "a really enjoyable evening"

    "I'm real sorry about it"

    "a rattling good yarn"

Princeton's WordNet

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