the truth of the matter

Definition of the truth of the matter

  1. —used to stress the truth of a statement The truth of the matter is, she was wrong and he was right.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the body of real things, events, and facts :  actuality

    :  the state of being the case :  fact

    :  a transcendent fundamental or spiritual reality

  1. :  a subject under consideration

    :  a subject of disagreement or litigation

    :  the events or circumstances of a particular situation

  1. :  to form or discharge pus :  suppurate

    :  to be of importance :  signify

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up the truth of the matter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!