Lie and Truth


Lie noun - A statement known by its maker to be untrue and made in order to deceive.
Usage example: he wanted to deny the accusation, but he couldn't tell a lie

Truth is an antonym for lie in untruth topic.

Nearby Word: lied


Truth noun - Agreement with fact or reality.
Usage example: there is no truth to the rumor that the couple is getting a divorce

Lie is an antonym for truth in topics: honesty, reality.

How words are described

complete complete lie complete truth
original original lie original truth
honest honest lie honest truth
single single lie single truth
Other adjectives: obvious, simple, actual, big, great, sad, terrible, horrible, cruel, possible, awful, last, occasional, red.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Would I Lie to You? Lee Mack in particular plays this up, often as much to annoy David as to conceal whether he's telling the truth or a lie.
  • Divinity Divider DivinatorWelcome to this bloody fairytaleIn which, sword in handIs it lie or truth?
  • Video Game / Pillars of Eternity You have the option of telling his parents the truth or lie and claim that the child ran away.
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Truth and Lie. (2016). Retrieved 2023, March 27, from
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Truth or Lie. 2016. Accessed March 27, 2023.
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