Verity Ver"i*ty, n.; pl. {Verities}. [F. v['e]rit['e], L. veritas, fr. verus true. See {Very}.] 1. The quality or state of being true, or real; consonance of a statement, proposition, or other thing, with fact; truth; reality. ``The verity of certain words.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

It is a proposition of eternal verity, that none can govern while he is despised. --South. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is true; a true assertion or tenet; a truth; a reality. [1913 Webster]

Mark what I say, which you shall find By every syllable a faithful verity. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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