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real



I - noun
1. any rational or irrational number
Syn:
real number
Hypernyms:
complex number, complex quantity, imaginary number, imaginary
Hyponyms:
scalar product, inner product, dot product, rational number, rational,
irrational number, irrational
2. the basic unit of money in Brazil;
equal to 100 centavos
Hypernyms:
Brazilian monetary unit
Part Meronyms:
centavo
3. an old small silver Spanish coin
Hypernyms:
coin

II - adjective
1. being or occurring in fact or actuality;
having verified existence;
not illusory (Freq. 54)
- real objects
- real people; not ghosts
- a film based on real life
- a real illness
- real humility
- "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow
Syn:
existent
Ant:
unreal
Similar to:
actual, factual, objective, documentary, historical
See Also:
concrete, genuine, echt, realistic, sincere
Derivationally related forms:
existence (for: existent), exist (for: existent), realness, reality
Attrubites:
reality, realness, realism
2. no less than what is stated;
worthy of the name (Freq. 14)
- 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
Ant:
unreal
Similar to:
proper, true
3. not to be taken lightly (Freq. 4)
- statistics demonstrate that poverty and unemployment are very real problems
- to the man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real
Similar to:
serious
Derivationally related forms:
reality
4. capable of being treated as fact (Freq. 3)
- tangible evidence
- his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor
Syn:
tangible
Similar to:
concrete
Derivationally related forms:
tangibleness (for: tangible), reality
5. being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something (Freq. 1)
- her actual motive
- "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton
- a genuine dilemma
Syn:
actual, genuine, literal
Similar to:
true
Derivationally related forms:
realness, reality, literalness (for: literal), genuineness (for: genuine)
6. of, relating to, or representing an amount that is corrected for inflation
- real prices
- real income
- real wages
Ant:
nominal
Topics:
economics, economic science, political economy
7. 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
Syn:
substantial, material
Ant:
insubstantial (for: substantial)
See Also:
material
Derivationally related forms:
reality, substance (for: substantial), substantialness (for: substantial), substantiality (for: substantial)
Attrubites:
substantiality, substantialness, solidness
8. (of property) fixed or immovable
- real property consists of land and buildings
Similar to:
tangible
9. coinciding with reality
- "perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception"- F.A.Olafson
Syn:
veridical
Similar to:
realistic
Derivationally related forms:
realness, reality

III - adverb
used as intensifiers;
'real' is sometimes used informally for 'really';
'rattling' is informal (Freq. 8)
- she was very gifted
- he played very well
- a really enjoyable evening
- I'm real sorry about it
- a rattling good yarn
Syn:
very, really, rattling


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