What does "true" mean in the description?


Asked by Feb 18, 2017 at 08:24 AM about the 2015 Volvo XC60

Question type: General

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1. being in accordance with the actual state or conditions; conforming to reality or fact; not false: a true story. 2. real; genuine; authentic: true gold; true feelings. 3. sincere; not deceitful: a true interest in someone's welfare. 4. firm in allegiance; loyal; faithful; steadfast: a true friend. 5. being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something: the true meaning of his statement. 6. conforming to or consistent with a standard, pattern, or the like: a true copy. 7. exact; precise; accurate; correct: a true balance. 8. of the right kind; such as it should be; proper: to arrange things in their true order. 9. properly so called; rightly answering to a description: true statesmanship. 10. legitimate or rightful: the true heir. 11. reliable, unfailing, or sure: a true sign. 12. exactly or accurately shaped, formed, fitted, or placed, as a surface, instrument, or part of a mechanism. 13. honest; honorable; upright. 14. Biology. conforming to the type, norm, or standard of structure of a particular group; typical: The lion is a true cat. 15. Animal Husbandry. purebred. 16. Navigation. (of a bearing, course, etc.) determined in relation to true north. 17. Archaic. truthful. noun 18. exact or accurate formation, position, or adjustment: to be out of true. 19. the true, something that is true; truth. adverb 20. in a true manner; truly; truthfully. 21. exactly or accurately. 22. in conformity with the ancestral type: to breed true. verb (used with object), trued, truing or trueing. 23. to make true; shape, adjust, place, etc., exactly or accurately: to true the wheels of a bicycle after striking a pothole. 24. (especially in carpentry) to make even, symmetrical, level, etc. (often followed by up): to true up the sides of a door. Idioms 25. come true, to have the expected or hoped-for result; become a reality: She couldn't believe that her dream would ever come true.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

I'll give you that one there Bob...


Copy and past, Google is great.


Just thought you would have learned this meaning back in grade school...lol


LOL, too much thinking involved in that.


Thats why I use a calculator...


Given the preponderance of deceptive gibberish that so often permeates automotive sales and marketing, it seems to me that the question is a legitimate one, this in the spirit of "the devil is in the details". "Caveat emptor" being the appropriate by-phrase for any potential automotive product buyer, I think, it simply makes good sense to determine exactly what apparently important words mean. As the old saw goes: "The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller not one". Why not then ask question(s) up front and be sure rather than get bitten when it's too late to find out what wordings mean?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

You answered you own question. Bravo! Well done.


Well spoken, I think, It's not the meaning of "true" that one would need be aware of as much as trust and deception between two parties.


Given the deceptive gibberish that permeates the automotive business, it seems to me it makes sense to find out exactly just what certain apparently important words mean. Caveat emptor.

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