Meaning of "true" in Essential American English Dictionary

true

adjective us /tru/

A2 based on facts and not imagined:

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:

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

(Definition of “true” from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)