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Another word for genuine

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Adjective
  1. Not counterfeit or copied

      1. Conforming to the characteristics of a group or type; typical:
      2. Real or existing in fact as opposed to being assumed or deemed to have happened or exist. See also apparent and constructive. Real or existing in fact as opposed to being assumed or deemed to have happened or exist. See also apparent and constructive.
      3. Existing in reality or in fact; not merely possible, but real; as it really is
      1. (Law) Executed in a manner so as to produce legal effectiveness:
      2. True to its type; conforming to an original in style, methods, etc.
      3. That is in fact as represented; genuine; real
      1. Authentic; genuine:
      2. Genuine; real
      3. In good faith. Acting, being, carried out, or made in good faith; authentic; genuine; sincere. In good faith. Acting, being, carried out, or made in good faith; authentic; genuine; sincere.
      1. (Sports) Landing within bounds or within a particular area of a court and therefore in play:
      2. Pleasant; enjoyable:
      3. Genuine; real:
      1. Too apparent to be doubted; unquestionable.
      2. Clearly true; providing no possibility of doubt.
      3. That cannot be doubted; unquestionable
      1. Capable of or given to inventing or creating something new, or thinking or acting in an independent, individual, fresh way
      2. Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual:
      3. Preceding all others in time; first:
      1. True and actual; not imaginary, alleged, or ideal:
      2. Free of pretense, falsehood, or affectation:
      3. Existing or happening as or in fact; actual, true, etc.; not merely seeming, pretended, imagined, fictitious, nominal, or ostensible
      1. Conforming to an original, pattern, rule, standard, etc.
      2. Properly called:
      3. Conforming to the characteristics or criteria of a group or type; typical:
      1. Not doubted or questioned; accepted:
      2. Not doubted, called in question, or disputed; certain
      3. Without doubt; without question; certain.
      1. Beyond question or doubt.
      2. Not to be questioned, doubted, or disputed; certain
      3. Undeniable, obvious
    See also:

    true

  2. Devoid of any hypocrisy or pretense

    See also:

    true

Another word for genuine

Modifier
  1. Real; said of things

  2. Sincere

Synonym Study

  • Veritable implies correspondence with the truth and connotes absolute affirmation a veritable feast
  • Bona fide is properly used when a question of good faith is involved a bona fide offer to negotiate
  • Authentic implies reliability and trustworthiness, stressing that the thing considered is in agreement with fact or actuality an authentic report or proceeds from the alleged source an authentic medieval manuscript
  • genuine grief
  • Genuine is applied to that which really is what it is represented to be, emphasizing freedom from admixture, adulteration, sham, etc. genuine silk