true to one's word

Definition of true to one's word

  1. :  doing what one said one would do :  keeping one's promise He said he would help, and he was true to his word.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  steadfast, loyal

    :  honest, just

    :  truthful

  1. :  in accordance with fact or reality

    :  without deviation

    :  without variation from type

  1. :  truth, reality

  1. :  to make level, square, balanced, or concentric :  bring or restore to a desired mechanical accuracy or form

  1. :  something that is said

    :  talk, discourse

    :  the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. :  speak

    :  to express in words :  phrase

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