What does verity mean?

Definitions for verityˈvɛr ɪ ti

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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

  3. Origin: [F. vrit, L. veritas, fr. verus true. See Very.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Verity

    ver′i-ti, n. the quality of being true or real: truth: a true assertion or tenet: (Shak.) honesty:—pl. Ver′ities.—adj. Ver′itable, true: according to fact: real: actual.—adv. Ver′itably.—Of a verity, certainly. [L. veritasverus, true.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of verity in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of verity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mary McCarthy:

    In verity we are the poor. This humanity we would claim for ourselves is the legacy, not only of the Enlightenment, but of the thousands and thousands of European peasants and poor townspeople who came here bringing their humanity and their sufferings with them. It is the absence of a stable upper class that is responsible for much of the vulgarity of the American scene. Should we blush before the visitor for this deficiency?

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