HyperDic: real

English > 13 senses of the word real:
ADJECTIVEallreal, existentbeing or occurring in fact or actuality
allrealno less than what is stated
allrealnot to be taken lightly
allreal, tangiblecapable of being treated as fact
allreal, actual, genuine, literalbeing or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
allrealof, relating to, or representing an amount that is corrected for inflation
allreal, substantial, materialhaving substance or capable of being treated as fact
allreal(of property) fixed or immovable
allreal, veridicalcoinciding with reality
ADVERBallreal, very, really, rattlingused as intensifiers
NOUNquantityreal, real numberany rational or irrational number
quantityrealthe basic unit of money in Brazil
possessionrealan old small silver Spanish coin
real > pronunciation
Soundsriy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > real: 13 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBeing or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory.
Examples
  • "real objects"
  • "real people
  • "a film based on real life"
  • "a real illness"
  • "real humility"
  • "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow
Synonymexistent
Attribute ofreality, realness, realismThe state of being actual or real
Narroweractualtaking place in reality
actual, factualExisting in act or fact
documentaryEmphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings, insertion of fictional matter, or interpretation
historicalHaving once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
objectiveEmphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings or interpretation
See alsoconcretecapable of being perceived by the senses
de factoExisting in fact whether with lawful / lawful authority or not
genuine, echtnot fake or counterfeit
realisticAware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
sincereopen and genuine
Oppositeunreallacking in reality or substance or genuineness
Spanishexistente, real
Catalanexistent, real
Nounsreality, realnessthe state of being actual or real
realitythe state of the world as it really / really is rather than as you might want it to be
Adverbsreallyin actual fact
English > real: 13 senses > adjective 2
Meaningno less than what is stated; worthy of the name.
Examples
  • "the real reason"
  • "real war"
  • "a real friend"
  • "a real woman"
  • "meat and potatoes--I call that a real meal"
  • "it's time he had a real job"
  • "it's no penny-ante job--he's making real money"
NarrowerproperHaving all the qualities typical of the thing specified
truerightly so called
Oppositeunrealnot actually such
Spanishreal
Catalanreal
English > real: 13 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot to be taken lightly.
Examples
  • "statistics demonstrate that poverty and unemployment are very real problems"
  • "to the man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real"
Broaderseriousconcerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
Spanishreal
Nounsreality, realnessthe state of being actual or real
realitythe state of the world as it really / really is rather than as you might want it to be
English > real: 13 senses > adjective 4
Meaningcapable of being treated as fact.
Example "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"
Synonymtangible
Broaderconcretecapable of being perceived by the senses
Spanishreal, tangible
Catalanreal, tangible
Nounsrealitythe state of the world as it really / really is rather than as you might want it to be
English > real: 13 senses > adjective 5
MeaningBeing or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something.
Synonymsactual, genuine, literal
Broadertrueconsistent with fact or reality
Spanishauténtico, genuino, real
Catalanautèntic, genuí, real
Nounsreality, realnessthe state of being actual or real
realitythe state of the world as it really / really is rather than as you might want it to be
Adverbsreallyin accordance with truth or fact or reality
English > real: 13 senses > adjective 6
MeaningOf, relating to, or representing an amount that is corrected for inflation.
Examples
  • "real prices"
  • "real income"
  • "real wages"
Categoryeconomics, economic science, political economyThe branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
OppositenominalOf, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation
Spanishreal
English > real: 13 senses > adjective 7
MeaningHaving substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary.
Synonymssubstantial, material
Attribute ofsubstantiality, substantialness, solidnessThe quality of being substantial or having substance
See alsomaterialderived from or composed of matter
Oppositeinsubstantial, unsubstantial, unreallacking material form or substance
Spanishreal, sustancial
Catalansubstancial
Nounsrealitythe quality possessed by something that is real
English > real: 13 senses > adjective 8
Meaning(of property) fixed or immovable.
Example"real property consists of land and buildings"
Broadertangible(of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value
English > real: 13 senses > adjective 9
Meaningcoinciding with reality.
Synonymveridical
BroaderrealisticAware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
Spanishverídico
Nounsreality, realnessthe state of being actual or real
English > real: 13 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningAny rational or irrational number.
Synonymreal number
Narrowerirrational number, irrationalA real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number
rational number, rationalAn integer or a fraction
scalar product, inner product, dot productA real number (a scalar) that is the product of two vectors
Broadercomplex number, complex quantity, imaginary number, imaginary(mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1
Spanishnúmero real, real
Catalannombre real, real
English > real: 13 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningThe basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos.
PartscentavoA fractional monetary unit of several countries
BroaderBrazilian monetary unitmonetary unit in Brazil
Spanishreal
English > real: 13 senses > noun 3, possession
MeaningAn old small silver Spanish coin.
BroadercoinA flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
Spanishreal
Catalanral, reial
English > real: 13 senses > adverb 1
MeaningUsed as intensifiers; 'real' is sometimes used informally for 'really'; 'rattling' is informal.
Examples
  • "a really enjoyable evening"
  • "I'm real sorry about it"
Synonymsvery, really, rattling

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