True is a slightly difficult word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of true, followed by 37 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - an affirmative
EXAMPLES - True in a Sentence
- Archbishop: In plain English, yes, that's about right. (source)
- He saw her nod her head, saw her lips form the word yes. (source)
- To answer that question in short: yes and yes ... sort-of. (source)
- In re the name yes it was picked well in advance of the site. (source)
- "Hai," Sulu snapped, the word yes coming out like a blast of air. (source)
- Why, yes -- uneasily one answers, _yes_; but still the case records (source)
- Well, in English, yes, your retirement is an entitlement: entitlement (source)
- The author goes on to compare how Mary's "yes" is one we all get to make. (source)
- Yet there is something just as impactful, if not more so, as the word yes. (source)
- Marriage is a word yes, but you are tying civil marriage to religious marriage. (source)
- So, in short, yes, there are checks to make sure that banks are telling the truth. (source)
- Scarce had his lips formed the word yes, when I had flung him half across the room. (source)
- I know the meaning of the word yes because it is so popular among the younger generation. (source)
- Dogs_Bollox. .in short yes, I also had an excused shaving chitty so I was allowed a beard. (source)
- "Ah yes, divorce, from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet." (source)
- I love hearing thoughts about how the word yes can simply bring great things into a person's life. (source)
- The unbridled glee that spread over his face at the word yes diminished as I completed the sentence. (source)
- The question is, do you believe all state driver's tests should be administered in English, yes or no? (source)
- Before I could get the word yes out of my mouth, they asked, "How could you do what you are doing in Iraq?" (source)
- But in short, yes you can process a transfer of license in the case of a merger/acquisition like you are going through. (source)
- Salvation Army, I needn't be a martyr any longer, but should be saved at once, I would have screamed "Yes -- yes -- _yes_!" (source)
- The little girl ignored his response and continued to stare into his eyes, as if searching for something clearer, like the word yes, or no. (source)
- Sunday, May 24 2009 nitin yes it does. it is independent of any network connection. you download a little piece of software and install that locally. (source)
- So in the near-term yes, the interest rate cyclicals and all the deep cyclicals will probably have more of a problem in India than there would in other countries. (source)
- Of course I said yes -- _yes_, it would be entirely proper and perfectly splendid, though they might have forgotten to put anything of the sort into books of etiquette. (source)
- The irony is of course that all belief systems worthy of the name yes, even the Jedi knights support equity rather than privilege, the antithesis of right-wing ideology. (source)
- I have to admit, as someone whose culinary philosophy is summed up in the phrase yes, thank you, I will, that I too have qualms about foodies--or "food crazies," as they were once called. (source)
- It may very well be that part of the strategy being advanced by those who would have Quebeckers vote "yes" is that of bringing about a situation where Quebeckers are isolated from the rest of the country. (source)
- Hi Ray,,Eric and I were just discussing EBooks the other day and although the technology is very exciting, there is something about a book, especially one that smells,,yes, yes, Eric and I smell our books. (source)
- For if you have seen me you have seen The Father and you shall only find me through a true heart of Charity, fasting in my ways as Isaiah spoke of for I Am this Light that brings breakthrough in all you do in my name yes! (source)
- However, given the realities that Tom talked about at least for the near term yes we are focused more at smaller niche strong technology capability or strong advance in the new client area from smaller organizations right now. (source)
- Anyway, I am going to sign off with my favorite word......which I use in my daily conversations because I have to search for the English word yes, that does happen when you live in another country for those who think it's crazy!... (source)
- Moreover it is written; the man whom I trusted in the matter did not fail me, and the book he made of it seems to be known throughout the world, for I have found it here in English, yes, and read it first translated into Hindostani. (source)
- Then he went on to say that he knew her parents would not give her to him -- for this there were secret reasons he could reveal only to her -- but that if she loved him she need only say the word yes, and no human power could hinder their bliss. (source)
- In a speech to the union yesterday, Obama tried to fire up those workers, many of whom are Hispanic by using the catch slogan of the old United Farm Workers 'leader, Caesar Chavez, when Barack Obama said over and over again to those workers, si se puede or in English, yes we can. (source)
- "_No_," if as to Taprobane in connexion with Ceylon we say both "_Yes_" and "_No_," -- not the less we come back with a reiterated "_Yes, yes, yes_," upon Ceylon as the crest and eagle's plume of the Indies, as the priceless pearl, the ruby without a flaw, and (once again we say it) as the Pandora of oriental islands. (source)
- Kennedy was immensely popular but was nosediving before he was assassinated just some history to ponder, but in short: yes it is possible to have a whole term as an unpopular President, hell John Quincy Adams was unpopular from the get-go and had a full blown 4 yea term spent gearing up to battle Jackson in a rematch ... only to get his ass kicked (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 37 example sentences provided below is 68.0, which suggests that "true" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.
We have 33 synonyms for true.
affirmative, all right, amen, aye, beyond a doubt, by all means, certainly, definitely, even so, exactly, fine, gladly, good, good enough, granted, indubitably, just so, most assuredly, naturally, of course, okay, positively, precisely, sure thing, surely, true, undoubtedly, unquestionably, very well, willingly, without fail, yea, yep
We have 1 antonym for true.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of true from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (adverb) It is so; as you say or ask. Used to express affirmation, agreement, positive confirmation, or consent.
- (noun) An affirmative or consenting reply.
- (noun) An affirmative vote or voter.
- (verb-transitive) To give an affirmative reply to.
- (interjection) Used to express great satisfaction, approval, or happiness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (preposition) A word used to show agreement or acceptance.
- (preposition) A word used to indicate disagreement or dissent in reply to a negative statement.
- (interjection) Used to express pleasure, joy, or great excitement.
- (noun) An affirmative expression; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
- (noun) A vote of support or in favor/favour of something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (adverb) Ay; yea; -- a word which expresses affirmation or consent; -- opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) A word which expresses affirmation or consent: opposed to no. It is also used, like yea, to enforce by repetition or addition something which precedes.
- (None) [For distinction between yes and yea, no and nay, see yea.]
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) an affirmative