from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being truly so called; real or genuine: "Her tea ... was set forth with as much grace as if she had been a veritable guest to her own self” ( Mary Wilkins Freeman).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. True, real.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Agreeable to truth or to fact; actual; real; true; genuine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Agreeable to truth or fact; true; real; actual; genuine.
- Truthful; veracious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not counterfeit or copied
- adj. often used as intensifiers
Middle English, from Old French, from verite; see verity.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French véritable, from Latin veritabilis. (Wiktionary)