Definitions for verityˈvɛr ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•i•tyˈvɛr ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the state or quality of being true.

  2. something that is true, as a principle, belief, or statement.

Origin of verity:

1325–75; ME < L vēritās=vēr(us) true +-itās -ity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. truth, the true, verity, trueness(noun)

    conformity to reality or actuality

    "they debated the truth of the proposition"; "the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat"; "he was famous for the truth of his portraits"; "he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities"

  2. verity(noun)

    an enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth


  1. Verity(ProperNoun)

    derived from the Latin for truth; one of the Puritan virtue names.

  2. verity(Noun)

    Truth, fact or reality, especially an enduring religious or ethical truth.

  3. verity(Noun)

    A true statement; an established doctrine.

  4. Origin: From verité, verité, from veritas, from the adjective verus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verity(noun)

    the quality or state of being true, or real; consonance of a statement, proposition, or other thing, with fact; truth; reality

  2. Verity(noun)

    that which is true; a true assertion or tenet; a truth; a reality

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