true to one's word
Definition of true to one's word
: 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
: steadfast, loyal
: honest, just
: in accordance with fact or reality
: without deviation
: without variation from type
: truth, reality
: to make level, square, balanced, or concentric : bring or restore to a desired mechanical accuracy or form
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