Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
     

un·true

untrue

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn tru
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not correct or accurate; false.
Her stories were all untrue.
antonyms:
true, truthful
similar words:
false, inaccurate, mistaken, wrong
definition 2: without loyalty or devotion; not faithful.
The traitor was untrue to his country.
antonyms:
true
derivations: untruly (adv.), untrueness (n.)
Word Parts  About this feature
The word untrue contains the following part:
un-1 Old English prefix that means not
Show wordsHide wordsMore about this word part:
The prefix un1 attaches to adjectives to create adjectives that mean the opposite of the base word.
synonyms:
dis-, de-, in-2