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n. pl. ver·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being true, factual, or real.
2. Something, such as a statement or principle, that is true, especially an enduring truth. See Synonyms at truth.
n, pl -ties
1. the quality or state of being true, real, or correct
2. a true principle, statement, idea, etc; a truth or fact
[C14: from Old French vérité, from Latin vēritās, from vērus true]
ver•i•ty(ˈvɛr ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being true.
2. something that is true, as a principle, belief, or statement.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin vēritās=vēr(us) true + -itās -ity]
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|Noun||1.||verity - 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"|
actuality - the state of actually existing objectively; "a hope that progressed from possibility to actuality"
|2.||verity - an enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth|
truth - a fact that has been verified; "at last he knew the truth"; "the truth is that he didn't want to do it"