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Synonyms for genuine

Synonyms for (adjective) genuine

Synonyms: genuine, echt Definition: not fake or counterfeit Usage: a genuine Picasso; genuine leather

Similar words: bona fide, authentic, unquestionable, veritable Definition: not counterfeit or copied Usage: an authentic signature; a bona fide manuscript; an unquestionable antique; photographs taken in a veritable bull ring

Similar words: documented, attested, authenticated Definition: established as genuine

Similar words: good, honest Definition: not forged Usage: a good dollar bill

Similar words: honest-to-god, honest-to-goodness, sure-enough, old Definition: (used informally especially for emphasis) Usage: a real honest-to-god live cowboy; had us a high old time; went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel

Synonyms: unfeigned, true, genuine Definition: not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed Usage: genuine emotion; her interest in people was unfeigned; true grief

Similar words: sincere Definition: open and genuine; not deceitful Usage: he was a good man, decent and sincere; felt sincere regret that they were leaving; sincere friendship

Synonyms: genuine, literal, actual, real Definition: being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something Usage: her actual motive; a literal solitude like a desert- G.K.Chesterton; a genuine dilemma

Similar words: true Definition: consistent with fact or reality; not false Usage: the story is true; it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true- B. Russell; the true meaning of the statement