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veritable

adjective ver·i·ta·ble \ˈver-ə-tə-bəl\

: true or real

Full Definition of VERITABLE

:  being in fact the thing named and not false, unreal, or imaginary —often used to stress the aptness of a metaphor <a veritable mountain of references>
ver·i·ta·ble·ness noun
ver·i·ta·bly \-blē\ adverb

Origin of VERITABLE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from verité
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with VERITABLE

VERITABLE Defined for Kids

veritable

adjective ver·i·ta·ble \ˈver-ə-tə-bəl\

Definition of VERITABLE for Kids

:  actual, true Hint:Veritable is often used to emphasize similarity to something else. <He is a veritable encyclopedia of facts.>

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