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 Meanings and Examples of TRUE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
true
 a.  conforming to reality or fact
 ad.  exactly or accurately
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "I suppose what folks say is true," he jerked out at her, instead of answering.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  She broke in: "You're neglecting the farm enough already," and this being true, he found no answer, and left her time to add ironically: "Better send me over to the almshouse and done with it."
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
3  But for all the modesty of her spreading skirts, the demureness of hair netted smoothly into a chignon and the quietness of small white hands folded in her lap, her true self was poorly concealed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
4  Surely, thought Scarlett, Pa will know whether this awful story is true.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  She knew also that he was presenting her with just the opportunity she wanted for opening the conversation without revealing her true purpose.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
6  But, even if it were true, he was no gentleman to make such a statement--and at a party, too, where everyone was having a good time.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
7  She did not want to be fair, although she knew what he said was true.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
8  Only a little true tenderness had been mixed into her love.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  Turning she saw a tall handsome woman with a bold face and a mass of red hair, too red to be true.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
10  They crashed into the second verse and Scarlett, singing with the rest, heard the high sweet soprano of Melanie mounting behind her, clear and true and thrilling as the bugle notes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
11  She wasn't going to make a fool out of herself about the Cause, but neither was she going to make a fool out of herself by admitting her true feelings.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
12  "Well, it's true," she argued with her conscience.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
13  Charles had awakened no idea of what passion might be or tenderness or true intimacy of body or spirit.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
14  You can't make me mad by calling me names that are true.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  "But it's true," answered Melanie and she began to cry softly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence: (152 in 11 pages)
16  But the reverse is true when an attorney represents a person who is obviously guilty or whose guilt is widely perceived.
17  What he says is probably true because he has the ear of the Queen.
18  Beware salespeople who promise offers that seem too good to be true.
19  To know one's self is true progress.
20  A true man and a thief think not the same.
21  He is rich enough who has true friends.
22  Love is the true price of love.
23  A true friend is for ever a friend.
24  Calamity is man's true touchstone.
25  A true jest is no jest.
26  Love is never paid but with true love.
27  Suspicion is the poison of true friendship.
28  The wealth of the mind is the only true wealth.
29  Eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation.
30  A silent tongue and true heart are the most admirable things on earth.