AskDefine | Define veracious

Dictionary Definition

veracious adj
1 habitually speaking the truth; "an honest man"; "a veracious witness" [syn: honest]
2 precisely accurate; "a veracious account"

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English

Etymology

Latin verax, verac-, etc. Truthful, true.

Adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to be truthful.
    The politician's statement was proven to be veracious by all who examined it.

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

actual, ascertained, attested, authenticated, categorically true, certain, certified, confirmed, corroborated, demonstrated, determined, direct, documentary, effectual, established, factual, historical, not in error, objectively true, proved, real, substantiated, sure-enough, true, true as gospel, true-meaning, true-speaking, true-tongued, truth-bearing, truth-declaring, truth-desiring, truth-filled, truth-guarding, truth-loving, truth-passing, truth-speaking, truth-telling, truthful, unconfuted, undeceitful, undeceptive, undenied, undoubted, unerroneous, unfallacious, unfalse, unmistaken, unquestionable, unrefuted, valid, validated, veridical, verified, veritable
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