HyperDic: genuine

English > 3 senses of the word genuine:
ADJECTIVEallgenuine, echtnot fake or counterfeit
allgenuine, true, unfeignednot pretended
allgenuine, actual, literal, realbeing or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
genuine > pronunciation
Soundsjheh'nyahwahn; jheh'nyuw'way.n
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
affine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > genuine: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot fake or counterfeit.
  • "a genuine Picasso"
  • "genuine leather"
Narrowerattested, authenticated, documentedEstablished as genuine
authentic, bona fide, unquestionable, veritablenot counterfeit or copied
good, honestnot forged
honest-to-god, honest-to-goodness, sure-enough(used informally especially for emphasis)
See alsohonest, honorablenot disposed to cheat or defraud
real, existentBeing or occurring in fact or actuality
sincereopen and genuine
trueconsistent with fact or reality
Oppositecounterfeit, imitativenot genuine
Spanishauténtico, genuino, legítimo, real, verdadero
Catalanautèntic, genuí
Nounsgenuinenessundisputed credibility
English > genuine: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot pretended; sincerely felt or expressed.
Example"genuine emotion"
Synonymstrue, unfeigned
Broadersincereopen and genuine
Spanishauténtico, franco, verdadero
Nounsgenuinenessundisputed credibility
English > genuine: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningBeing or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something.
Example "a genuine dilemma"
Synonymsactual, literal, real
Broadertrueconsistent with fact or reality
Spanishauténtico, genuino, real
Catalanautèntic, genuí, real
Nounsgenuinenessthe state of being genuine / genuine / genuine
Adverbsgenuinelyin accordance with truth or fact or reality

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