Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vēritās

NounEdit

veritas ‎(uncountable)

  1. Truth, particularly of a transcendent character
    • 2007, March 4, “Alexandra Jacobs”, in Campus Exposure[1]:
      Over at Harvard, students are pursuing a different kind of sexual veritas.

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From verus +‎ -itas

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vēritās f ‎(genitive vēritātis); third declension

  1. truth
    • Iohannes 8:32
      Veritas vos liberabit.
      The truth will set you free.

DeclensionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vēritās vēritātēs
genitive vēritātis vēritātum
dative vēritātī vēritātibus
accusative vēritātem vēritātēs
ablative vēritāte vēritātibus
vocative vēritās vēritātēs

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ParticipleEdit

veritās

  1. accusative feminine plural of veritus

ReferencesEdit

  • veritas in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • veritas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • VERITAS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • veritas in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to turn a deaf ear to, to open one's ears to..: aures claudere, patefacere (e.g. veritati, assentatoribus)
    • to be truthful in all one's statements: omnia ad veritatem dicere
    • truthful; veracious: veritatis amans, diligens, studiosus
    • to swerve from the truth: a veritate deflectere, desciscere
    • (1) to make a lifelike natural representation of a thing (used of the artist); (2) to be lifelike (of a work of art): veritatem imitari (Div. 1. 13. 23)
    • (ambiguous) veracity: veritas
    • (ambiguous) in everything nature defies imitation: in omni re vincit imitationem veritas
Read in another language