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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _trewe_, from Old English _trīewe_, (Mercian) _trēowe_ (“trusty, faithful”), from Proto-Germanic _*triwwiz_ (compare Dutch _getrouw_ and _trouw_, German _treu_, Swedish _trygg_ (“safe, secure’”), from pre-Germanic *_dreu̯h₂i̯os_, from Proto-Indo-European _*druh₂_, _*dreu̯h₂_ ‘steady, firm’ (compare Irish _dearbh_ (“sure”), Old Prussian _druwis_ (“faith”), Ancient Greek _droós_ (“firm”)), extension of _*dóru_ ‘tree’. More at _tree_. For semantic development, compare Latin _robustus_ (“tough”) from _robur_ (“red oak”).

From Middle English trewe, from Old English trīewe, (Mercian) trēowe (trusty, faithful), from Proto-Germanic *triwwiz (compare Dutch getrouw and trouw, German treu, Swedish trygg (safe, secure’), from pre-Germanic *dreu̯h₂i̯os, from Proto-Indo-European *druh₂, *dreu̯h₂ ‘steady, firm’ (compare Irish dearbh (sure), Old Prussian druwis (faith), Ancient Greek droós (firm)), extension of *dóru ‘tree’. More at tree.
For semantic development, compare Latin robustus (tough) from robur (red oak).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /tɹuː/ * (US) enPR: trōō IPA(key): /tɹu/ * Rhymes: -uː

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

TRUE (_comparative_ TRUER, _superlative_ TRUEST) * (of a statement) Conforming to the actual state of reality or fact; factually correct. _This is a TRUE story._ * Conforming to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate. _a TRUE copy;   a TRUE likeness of the original_ * Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) making his eye, foot, and hand keep TRUE time * (logic) 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._ * Loyal, faithful. _He’s turned out to be a TRUE friend._ * Genuine. _This is TRUE Parmesan cheese._ * Legitimate. _The TRUE king has returned!_ * (of an aim or missile in archery, shooting, golf, etc.) Accurate; following a path toward the target. * _This term needs a definition. Please help out and ADD A DEFINITION, then remove the text {{rfdef}}._ * 1990, William W. S. Wei, _Time Series Analysis_, ISBN 0201159112, page 8: Let be twice the value of a TRUE die shown on the -th toss. ANTONYMS * (of a statement, logic, loyal): false * untrue DERIVED TERMS RELATED TERMS * truth TRANSLATIONS

true (comparative truer, superlative truest)

  1. (of a statement) Conforming to the actual state of reality or fact; factually correct.
    This is a true story.
  2. Conforming to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate.
    a true copy;   a true likeness of the original
  3. (logic) 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.
  4. Loyal, faithful.
    He’s turned out to be a true friend.
  5. Genuine.
    This is true Parmesan cheese.
  6. Legitimate.
    The true king has returned!
  7. (of an aim or missile in archery, shooting, golf, etc.) Accurate; following a path toward the target.
  8. This term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

TRUE (_not comparable_) * (of shooting, throwing etc) Accurately. _this gun shoots TRUE_ TRANSLATIONS

true (not comparable)

  1. (of shooting, throwing etc) Accurately.
    this gun shoots true

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

TRUE * Truth. * The state of being in alignment. * 1904, Lester Gray French, _Machinery_, Volume 10: Some toolmakers are very careless when drilling the first hole through work that is to be bored, claiming that if the drilled hole comes out of TRUE somewhat it can be brought true with the boring tool. * 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald, _O Russet Witch!_ in _Tales of the Jazz Age_: She clapped her hands happily, and he thought how pretty she was really, that is, the upper part of her face—from the bridge of the nose down she was somewhat out of TRUE. * 1988, Lois McMaster Bujold, _Falling Free_, Baen Publishing, ISBN 0-671-65398-9, page 96: The crate shifted on its pallet, out of sync now. As the lift withdrew, the crate skidded with it, dragged by friction and gravity, skewing farther and farther from TRUE. * 1994, Bruce Palmer, _How to Restore Your Harley-Davidson_: The strength and number of blows depends on how far out of TRUE the shafts are. DERIVED TERMS * in true * out of true TRANSLATIONS

true

  1. Truth.
  2. The state of being in alignment.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

TRUE (_third-person singular simple present_ TRUES, _present participle_ TRUEING _or_ TRUING, _simple past and past participle_ TRUED) * To straighten. _He TRUED the spokes of the bicycle wheel._ * To make even, level, symmetrical, or accurate, align; adjust. _We spent all night TRUING up the report._ USAGE NOTES * Often followed by _up_. DERIVED TERMS * true-up TRANSLATIONS

true (third-person singular simple present trues, present participle trueing or truing, simple past and past participle trued)

  1. To straighten.
    He trued the spokes of the bicycle wheel.
  2. To make even, level, symmetrical, or accurate, align; adjust.
    We spent all night truing up the report.

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  • true-up

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Que a categoria em NORWEGIAN BOKMÅL - ETYMOLOGY
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Norwegian Bokmål - Etymology

From Old Norse _þrúga_

From Old Norse þrúga

Que a categoria em NORWEGIAN BOKMÅL - VERB
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Norwegian Bokmål - Verb

TRUE (_imperative_ TRU, _present tense_ TRUER, _simple past and past participle_ TRUA _or_ TRUET) * to threaten DERIVED TERMS * truende RELATED TERMS * trussel

true (imperative tru, present tense truer, simple past and past participle trua or truet)

  1. to threaten

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