Verity meaning

vĕr'ĭ-tē
Verity is defined as the quality of being true or factual.

When you fact-check to confirm that a story is true, this is an example of when you confirm verity.

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Conformity to truth or fact; truth; reality.
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A true statement; an established doctrine.
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A female given name derived from the Latin for truth; one of the Puritan virtue names.
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The quality or condition of being true, factual, or real.
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Something, such as a statement or principle, that is true, especially an enduring truth.
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A principle, belief, etc. taken to be fundamentally and permanently true; a truth; a reality.
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(archaic) Truth, fact or reality, especially an enduring religious or ethical truth.
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Origin of verity

  • Middle English verite truth from Old French from Latin vēritās from vērus true wērə-o- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Anglo-Norman verité, Middle French verité, from Latin vÄ“ritās, from the adjective vÄ“rus (“true").
    From Wiktionary