5 letter word starting with tru

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trubu noun An East India herring (Clupea toli) which is extensively caught for the sake of its roe and for its flesh.
truce noun A suspension of arms by agreement of the commanders of opposing forces; a temporary cessation of hostilities, for negotiation or other purpose; an armistice., Hence, intermission of action, pain, or contest; temporary cessation; short quiet.
truck verb i. A small wheel, as of a vehicle; specifically (Ord.), a small strong wheel, as of wood or iron, for a gun carriage., A low, wheeled vehicle or barrow for carrying goods, stone, and other heavy articles., A swiveling carriage, consisting of a frame with one or more pairs of wheels and the necessary boxes, springs, etc., to carry and guide one end of a locomotive or a car; — sometimes called bogie in England. Trucks usually have four or six wheels., A small wooden cap at the summit of a flagstaff or a masthead, having holes in it for reeving halyards through., A small piece of wood, usually cylindrical or disk-shaped, used for various purposes., A freight car., A frame on low wheels or rollers; — used for various purposes, as for a movable support for heavy bodies., To transport on a truck or trucks., To exchange; to give in exchange; to barter; as, to truck knives for gold dust., To exchange commodities; to barter; to trade; to deal., Exchange of commodities; barter., Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade; small commodities; esp., in the United States, garden vegetables raised for the market., The practice of paying wages in goods instead of money; — called also truck system.
trull noun A drab; a strumpet; a harlot; a trollop., A girl; a wench; a lass.
truly adverb In a true manner; according to truth; in agreement with fact; as, to state things truly; the facts are truly represented., Exactly; justly; precisely; accurately; as, to estimate truly the weight of evidence., Sincerely; honestly; really; faithfully; as, to be truly attached to a lover; the citizens are truly loyal to their prince or their country., Conformably to law; legally; legitimately., In fact; in deed; in reality; in truth.
trump noun A wind instrument of music; a trumpet, or sound of a trumpet; — used chiefly in Scripture and poetry., To blow a trumpet., A winning card; one of a particular suit (usually determined by chance for each deal) any card of which takes any card of the other suits., An old game with cards, nearly the same as whist; — called also ruff., A good fellow; an excellent person., To play a trump card when one of another suit has been led., To play a trump card upon; to take with a trump card; as, she trumped the first trick., To trick, or impose on; to deceive., To impose unfairly; to palm off.
trunk noun The stem, or body, of a tree, apart from its limbs and roots; the main stem, without the branches; stock; stalk., The body of an animal, apart from the head and limbs., The main body of anything; as, the trunk of a vein or of an artery, as distinct from the branches., That part of a pilaster which is between the base and the capital, corresponding to the shaft of a column., That segment of the body of an insect which is between the head and abdomen, and bears the wings and legs; the thorax; the truncus., The proboscis of an elephant., The proboscis of an insect., A long tube through which pellets of clay, p/as, etc., are driven by the force of the breath., A box or chest usually covered with leather, metal, or cloth, or sometimes made of leather, hide, or metal, for containing clothes or other goods; especially, one used to convey the effects of a traveler., A flume or sluice in which ores are separated from the slimes in which they are contained., A large pipe forming the piston rod of a steam engine, of sufficient diameter to allow one end of the connecting rod to be attached to the crank, and the other end to pass within the pipe directly to the piston, thus making the engine more compact., A long, large box, pipe, or conductor, made of plank or metal plates, for various uses, as for conveying air to a mine or to a furnace, water to a mill, grain to an elevator, etc., To lop off; to curtail; to truncate; to maim., To extract (ores) from the slimes in which they are contained, by means of a trunk. See Trunk, n., 9.
truss noun A bundle; a package; as, a truss of grass., A padded jacket or dress worn under armor, to protect the body from the effects of friction; also, a part of a woman’s dress; a stomacher., A bandage or apparatus used in cases of hernia, to keep up the reduced parts and hinder further protrusion, and for other purposes., A tuft of flowers formed at the top of the main stalk, or stem, of certain plants., The rope or iron used to keep the center of a yard to the mast., An assemblage of members of wood or metal, supported at two points, and arranged to transmit pressure vertically to those points, with the least possible strain across the length of any member. Architectural trusses when left visible, as in open timber roofs, often contain members not needed for construction, or are built with greater massiveness than is requisite, or are composed in unscientific ways in accordance with the exigencies of style., To bind or pack close; to make into a truss., To take fast hold of; to seize and hold firmly; to pounce upon., To strengthen or stiffen, as a beam or girder, by means of a brace or braces., To skewer; to make fast, as the wings of a fowl to the body in cooking it., To execute by hanging; to hang; — usually with up.
trust noun Assured resting of the mind on the integrity, veracity, justice, friendship, or other sound principle, of another person; confidence; reliance; reliance., Credit given; especially, delivery of property or merchandise in reliance upon future payment; exchange without immediate receipt of an equivalent; as, to sell or buy goods on trust., Assured anticipation; dependence upon something future or contingent, as if present or actual; hope; belief., That which is committed or intrusted to one; something received in confidence; charge; deposit., The condition or obligation of one to whom anything is confided; responsible charge or office., That upon which confidence is reposed; ground of reliance; hope., An estate devised or granted in confidence that the devisee or grantee shall convey it, or dispose of the profits, at the will, or for the benefit, of another; an estate held for the use of another; a confidence respecting property reposed in one person, who is termed the trustee, for the benefit of another, who is called the cestui que trust., An organization formed mainly for the purpose of regulating the supply and price of commodities, etc.; as, a sugar trust., Held in trust; as, trust property; trustmoney., To place confidence in; to rely on, to confide, or repose faith, in; as, we can not trust those who have deceived us., To give credence to; to believe; to credit., To hope confidently; to believe; — usually with a phrase or infinitive clause as the object., to show confidence in a person by intrusting (him) with something., To commit, as to one’s care; to intrust., To give credit to; to sell to upon credit, or in confidence of future payment; as, merchants and manufacturers trust their customers annually with goods., To risk; to venture confidently., To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide., To be confident, as of something future; to hope., To sell or deliver anything in reliance upon a promise of payment; to give credit.
truth noun The quality or being true; as: — (a) Conformity to fact or reality; exact accordance with that which is, or has been; or shall be., Conformity to rule; exactness; close correspondence with an example, mood, object of imitation, or the like., Fidelity; constancy; steadfastness; faithfulness., The practice of speaking what is true; freedom from falsehood; veracity., That which is true or certain concerning any matter or subject, or generally on all subjects; real state of things; fact; verity; reality., A true thing; a verified fact; a true statement or proposition; an established principle, fixed law, or the like; as, the great truths of morals., Righteousness; true religion., To assert as true; to declare.