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Another word for real

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Adjective
  1. Having verifiable existence

    See also:

    real

  2. In agreement or correspondence with fact

      1. Consistent with fact or reality; not false or erroneous:
      2. Not counterfeit; real or genuine:
      3. Conforming to the characteristics or criteria of a group or type; typical:
      1. Existing in reality and not potential, possible, simulated, or false:
      2. Based on fact:
      3. Conforming to the characteristics of a group or type; typical:
    See also:

    real

  3. Not counterfeit or copied

    See also:

    true

  4. Devoid of any hypocrisy or pretense

    See also:

    true

Another word for real

Modifier
  1. Genuine

      1. Not feigned or affected; genuine:
      2. Being without hypocrisy or pretense; true:
      3. Pure; unadulterated.
      1. Preceding all others in time; first:
      2. Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual:
      3. Showing a marked departure from previous practice; new:
      1. Conforming to fact and therefore worthy of trust, reliance, or belief:
      2. Being so in fact; not fraudulent or counterfeit:
      3. Executed in a manner so as to produce legal effectiveness:
      1. Consistent with fact or reality; not false or erroneous:
      2. Not counterfeit; real or genuine:
      3. Conforming to the characteristics or criteria of a group or type; typical:
    See also:

    genuine

  2. Having physical existence

Synonym Study

  • Real , actual , and true are often used interchangeably to imply correspondence with fact, but in discriminating use, true implies conformity with a standard or model a true democrat or with what actually exists a true story, actual stresses existence or occurrence as opposed to what is possible, likely, or abstract actual and hypothetical examples, and real highlights a distinction between what something is and what a substitute, counterfeit, etc. seems or pretends to be real rubber, real courage