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Related / Similar Words: real number, tangible, substantial, material, true, existent, veridical, actual, genuine, literal, very, really, rattling

 

Definition:
  • an old small silver Spanish coin;
  • any rational or irrational number;
  • possible to be treated as fact; "tangible evidence"; "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor";
  • having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary; "the substantial world"; "a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"; "most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespeare;
  • not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin; "real mink"; "true gold";
  • being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; "real objects"; "real people; not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow;
  • being value measured in terms of purchasing power; "real prices"; "real income"; "real wages";
  • founded on practical matters; "a recent graduate experiencing the real world for the first time";
  • coinciding with reality; "perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception"- F.A.Olafson;
  • not to be taken lightly; "statistics demonstrate that poverty and unemployment are very real problems"; "to the man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real";
  • (of property) fixed or immovable; "real property consists of land and buildings; real estate";
  • being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something; "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma";
  • used as intensifiers; `real'' is sometimes used informally for `really''; `rattling'' is informal; "she was very gifted"; "he played very well"; "a really enjoyable evening"; "I''m real sorry about it"; "a rattling good yarn";

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    See Also: material, concrete, genuine, echt, realistic, sincere

     

    Hyponyms: scalar product, inner product, dot product, rational number, irrational number

     

    Attributes: substantiality, substantialness, reality, realness, realism

     

    Anagrams: rale, Lear, Earl

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese:   Dutch: echt  
    Finnish: todellinen   French: réel and vrai  
    German: real and wahr   Greek: πραγματικός and αληθινός  
    Hindi: वास्तविक   Hungarian: igaz  
    Italian: reale and vero   Japanese: 現実の  
    Korean: 실제의   Polish: prawdziwy and realny  
    Portuguese: real   Russian: настоящий  
    Serbian: pravi and stvaran   Spanish: real  
    Swedish: sann and verklig   Telugu: నిజమైన  
     
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