Definition of true to one's word
- He said he would help, and he was true to his word.
: being in accordance with the actual state of affairs
: conformable to an essential reality
: fully realized or fulfilled
: in accordance with fact or reality
: without deviation
: without variation from type
: truth, reality
: the quality or state of being accurate (as in alignment or adjustment)
: to make level, square, balanced, or concentric : bring or restore to a desired mechanical accuracy or form
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