Definitions for really

Definitions for (adv) really

Main entry: rattling, real, really, very

Definition: used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal

Usage: she was very gifted; he played very well; a really enjoyable evening; I'm real sorry about it; a rattling good yarn

Main entry: genuinely, truly, really

Definition: in accordance with truth or fact or reality

Usage: she was now truly American; a genuinely open society; they don't really listen to us

Main entry: in truth, really, truly

Definition: in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)

Usage: in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire; really, you shouldn't have done it; a truly awful book

Main entry: actually, really

Definition: in actual fact

Usage: to be nominally but not actually independent; no one actually saw the shark; large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt

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