verity

  • 1 Verity — can refer to:*A synonym of truth *Verity Records, a music label *Verity Investments, Incorporated. an investment company located in North Carolina *Verity a software company located in Sweden. [http://www.verity.se http://www.verity.se] *Verity a …

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  • 2 Verity — Ver i*ty, n.; pl. {Verities}. [F. v[ e]rit[ e], L. veritas, fr. verus true. See {Very}.] 1. The quality or state of being true, or real; consonance of a statement, proposition, or other thing, with fact; truth; reality. The verity of certain… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Verity — ist der Name mehrerer Personen: John Verity (* 1949), englischer Gitarrist Ruggero Verity (1883–1959), italienischer Entomologe William Verity (1917–2007), US amerikanischer Geschäftsmann und Politiker Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …

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  • 4 verity — index honesty, reality, truth, validity, veracity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Verity — f English: from the archaic abstract noun meaning ‘truth’ (coming via Old French from Latin vēritās, a derivative of vērus true; cf. VERA (SEE Vera)). It was a popular Puritan name, and is still occasionally used in the English speaking world …

    First names dictionary

  • 6 verity — late 14c., from Anglo Fr. and O.Fr. verite truth, from L. veritatem (nom. veritas) truth, truthfulness, from verus true (see VERY (Cf. very)). Mod.Fr. vérité, lit. truth, borrowed 1966 as a term for naturalism or realism in film, etc …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 verity — *truth, veracity, verisimilitude …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 verity — [ver′ə tē] n. [ME verite < OFr verite(t) < L veritas, truth < verus, true: see VERY] 1. conformity to truth or fact; truth; reality 2. pl. verities a principle, belief, etc. taken to be fundamentally and permanently true; a truth; a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Verity — This unusual and interesting surname is of Old French origins, and was probably introduced (as a word or baptismal name) into England after the 1066 Norman Invasion. The later surname development is from the 12th century Ancient French verite… …

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  • 10 verity — UK [ˈverətɪ] / US noun [countable, usually plural] Word forms verity : singular verity plural verities formal something that is true …

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  • 11 verity — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English verite, from Anglo French verité, from Latin veritat , veritas, from verus true Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being true or real 2. something (as a statement) that is true; especially a …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 verity — /ver i tee/, n., pl. verities for 2. 1. the state or quality of being true; accordance with fact or reality: to question the verity of a statement. 2. something that is true, as a principle, belief, idea, or statement: the eternal verities. [1325 …

    Universalium

  • 13 verity — noun Truth, fact or reality, especially an enduring religious or ethical truth. [...] but in the verity of extolment See Also: veritable, veracious …

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  • 14 verity — Truth; truthfulness; conformity to fact. The records of a court import uncontrollable verity …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 15 Verity — noun derived from the Latin for truth; one of the Puritan virtue names …

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  • 16 verity — Synonyms and related words: absolute credibility, actuality, credibility, eternal verities, fact, good sooth, gospel, historical truth, historicity, reality, sooth, the true, trueness, truism, truth, truth loving, truth speaking, truth telling,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 verity — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. truth, verisimilitude, actuality; see reality 1 . See Synonym Study at truth . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. truth, reality, actuality. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Correspondence with fact or truth: accuracy,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 verity — ver|i|ty [ˈverıti] n plural verities [C usually plural] formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: verite, from Latin veritas, from verus; VERY2] an important principle or fact that is always true = ↑truth ▪ the eternal verities of life …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 verity — ver|i|ty [ verəti ] noun count usually plural FORMAL something that is true …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 verity — [[t]ve̱rɪti[/t]] verities N COUNT: usu pl, usu with supp The verities of something are all the things that are believed to be true about it. [FORMAL] ...some verities of human nature …

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