Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Being truly so called; real or genuine.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Agreeable to truth or fact; true; real; actual; genuine.
  • Truthful; veracious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Agreeable to truth or to fact; actual; real; true; genuine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective True, real.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not counterfeit or copied
  • adjective often used as intensifiers

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Old French, from verite; see verity.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

French véritable, from Latin veritabilis.

Examples

  • HINOJOSA (on camera): D.A. is a man on a mission trying to stop what he calls a veritable modern day invasion.

    CNN Transcript Apr 28, 2006

  • HINOJOSA (on camera): D.A. is a man on a mission trying to stop what he calls a veritable modern day invasion.

    CNN Transcript Apr 23, 2006

  • HINOJOSA (on camera): D.A. is a man on a mission trying to stop what he calls a veritable modern day invasion.

    CNN Transcript Apr 7, 2006

  • HINOJOSA (on camera): D.A. is a man on a mission trying to stop what he calls a veritable modern day invasion.

    CNN Transcript Oct 25, 2006

  • HINOJOSA (on camera): D.A. is a man on a mission trying to stop what he calls a veritable modern day invasion.

    CNN Transcript Apr 22, 2006

  • HINOJOSA (on camera): D.A. is a man on a mission trying to stop what he calls a veritable modern day invasion.

    CNN Transcript Apr 8, 2006

  • HINOJOSA (on camera): D.A. is a man on a mission trying to stop what he calls a veritable modern day invasion.

    CNN Transcript Apr 9, 2006

  • HINOJOSA (on camera): D.A. is a man on a mission trying to stop what he calls a veritable modern day invasion.

    CNN Transcript Oct 21, 2006

  • HINOJOSA (on camera): D.A. is a man on a mission trying to stop what he calls a veritable modern day invasion.

    CNN Transcript Oct 17, 2004

  • This, he explained, kept farming from being developed peacefully, and it was amidst what he called a veritable civil war stirred up from abroad that so many errors were committed.

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  • But on the one subject on which he has a thirst for

    knowledge, a veritable passion for guidance and help - nothing!

    January 25, 2011