How to use Predicate in Java to Return Always a Boolean true value

If you have a use case where you always want to return a boolean true value for a function then you can make use of the Java 8 Predicate functional interface in the following way.

Predicate<Object> alwaysTrue = obj -> true;

No matter what you do with this function, this lambda expression will always result as a boolean true.

package org.code2care.examples;

import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.function.Predicate;

public class Example {

    public static void main(String[] args) {

        Predicate<Object> alwaysTrue = obj -> true;



        System.out.println(alwaysTrue.test(new ArrayList<>()));




You can repurpose this same code to work with a case where you always want the result from the predicate to be always false.

This is not an AI-generated article but is verified & demonstrated by a human on an M1 Mac and Java JDK 21.

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