Translation of "true" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /truː/ us /tru/

A2 based on facts and not imagined

verdadero, verídico, cierto
a true story
Is it true that Martin and Sue are getting married?

B1 real

true love
come true

B1 If a dream or hope comes true, it really happens.

hacerse realidad
My dream of owning my own home has come true.

(Translation of “true” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /truː/

( opposite untrue) telling of something that really happened; not invented; agreeing with fact; not wrong

That is a true statement
Is it true that you did not steal the ring?

( opposite untrue) accurate

exacto; acertado
They don’t have a true idea of its importance.

( opposite untrue) faithful; loyal

fiel; leal; de verdad
He has been a true friend.

properly so called

auténtico, real
A spider is not a true insect.
trueness noun

truly adverb


verdaderamente, realmente
I truly believe that this decision is the right one.

in a true manner

de verdad
He loved her truly.

(Translation of “true” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)