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Synonyms for (noun) real

Synonyms: real Definition: an old small silver Spanish coin

Similar words: coin Definition: a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money

Synonyms: real Definition: the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

Similar words: Brazilian monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Brazil

Synonyms: real, real number Definition: any rational or irrational number

Similar words: complex number, complex quantity, imaginary, imaginary number Definition: (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1

Synonyms for (adjective) real

Synonyms: real, tangible Definition: capable of being treated as fact Usage: tangible evidence; his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor

Similar words: concrete Definition: capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary Usage: concrete objects such as trees

Synonyms: existent, real Definition: being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory Usage: real objects; real people; not ghosts; a film based on real life; a real illness; real humility; Life is real! Life is earnest!- Longfellow

Similar words: actual Definition: taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated Usage: we saw the actual wedding on television; filmed the actual beating

Similar words: actual, factual Definition: existing in act or fact Usage: rocks and trees...the actual world; actual heroism; the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced

Similar words: documentary, objective Definition: emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings, insertion of fictional matter, or interpretation Usage: objective art

Similar words: historical Definition: having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary Usage: the historical Jesus; doubt that a historical Camelot every existed; actual historical events

Synonyms: real Definition: no less than what is stated; worthy of the name Usage: 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

Similar words: proper Definition: having all the qualities typical of the thing specified Usage: wanted a proper dinner; not just a snack; he finally has a proper job

Similar words: true Definition: rightly so called Usage: true courage; a spirit which true men have always admired; a true friend

Synonyms: real, veridical Definition: coinciding with reality Usage: perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception- F.A.Olafson

Similar words: realistic Definition: aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are Usage: a realistic description; a realistic view of the possibilities; a realistic appraisal of our chances; the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans

Synonyms: real Definition: not to be taken lightly Usage: statistics demonstrate that poverty and unemployment are very real problems; to the man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real

Similar words: serious Definition: concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities Usage: a serious student of history; a serious attempt to learn to ski; gave me a serious look; a serious young man; are you serious or joking?; Don't be so serious!

Synonyms: real Definition: (of property) fixed or immovable Usage: real property consists of land and buildings

Similar words: tangible Definition: (of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value Usage: tangible property like real estate; tangible assets such as machinery

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