Synonyms for actual
ˈæk tʃu əlac·tu·al
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Existing in act or reality, not just potentially; really acted or acting; occurring in fact
Factual, real, not just apparent or even false
The actual government expenses dramatically excede the budget
In action at the time being; now existing.
The actual situation of the world economy is worse then anyone expected a year ago
Active, not passive
Used to emphasise a noun or verb, whether something is real or metaphorical.
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Real (Latin res, a thing) signifies having existence, not merely in thought, but in fact, or being in fact according to appearance or claim; denoting the thing as distinguished from the name, or the existent as opposed to the non-existent. Actual has respect to a thing accomplished by doing, real to a thing as existing by whatever means or from whatever cause, positive to that which is fixed or established, developed to that which has reached completion by a natural process of unfolding. Actual is in opposition to the supposed, conceived, or reported, and furnishes the proof of its existence in itself; real is opposed to feigned or imaginary, and is capable of demonstration; positive, to the uncertain or doubtful; developed, to that which is undeveloped or incomplete. The developed is susceptible of proof; the positive precludes the necessity for proof. The present condition of a thing is its actual condition; ills are real that have a substantial reason; proofs are positive when they give the mind certainty; a plant is developed when it has reached its completed stage. Real estate is land, together with trees, water, minerals, or other natural accompaniments, and any permanent structures that man has built upon it. Compare AUTHENTIC.
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presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
"the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different"; "actual and imagined conditions"
taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated
"we saw the actual wedding on television"; "filmed the actual beating"
actual, genuine, literal, realadjective
being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
"her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma"
existing in act or fact
"rocks and trees...the actual world"; "actual heroism"; "the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced"
being or existing at the present moment
"the ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West"
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
real, veritable, true, substantial, determinate, decided, categorical, positive, absolute, certain, genuine, very, not ideal, not imagined, not imaginary, not supposed or fancied, not fictitious, that exists in fact, DE FACTO, BONA FIDE
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I think the 'oh my, well I never' narrative is a popular one in the press right now and I think when you put that aside and get that out of your system, it is a movie that does have an actual story, there is an actual set of stakes for Ted and hopefully that will come through in the viewing of it.
What I must do is all that concerns me. This rule, equally arduous in actual and intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is harder because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it.
She had interactions with key players known in the region, plus there is no way to fake the location services pinging from the actual phone.If you look at her locations outside of Kobani and Mosul — they were all strongholds we can pinpoint down to the actual house on the street.
Because of their significant concern about still-low readings on actual inflation and the uncertainty and risks present in the inflation outlook, they agreed to indicate that the Committee would carefully monitor actual and expected progress toward its inflation goal.
Everything actual must also first have been possible, before having actual existence.
Translations for actual
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- حقيقي, فعلي, واقعي, حاضر, راهنArabic
- реален, актуален, сегашен, действителенBulgarian
- realCatalan, Valencian
- tatsächlich, konkret, aktuell, gegenwärtigGerman
- efectivo, actual, verdadero, existente, realSpanish
- tämänhetkinen, todellinen, tosiasiallinen, nykyinen, suoranainenFinnish
- effectif, réelFrench
- cinnteachScottish Gaelic
- fennálló, valóságos, aktuális, tényleges, igazi, jelenlegi, valódiHungarian
- real, ver, actual, effective, existenteInterlingua
- reale, esistente, effettivoItalian
- 実際, 現実Japanese
- მიმდინარე, ნამდვილი, ფაქტობრივიGeorgian
- eigenlijk, echt, effectief, daadwerkelijk, werkelijk, huidig, actueel, reëel, feitelijkDutch
- virkelig, faktisk, reellNorwegian
- prawdziwy, właściwyPolish
- efetivo, real, atualPortuguese
- подлинный, фактический, настоящий, действительный, текущий, истинный, нынешний, реальныйRussian
- befintlig, faktisk, aktuell, reell, rådande, verkligSwedish
- thực tế, có thật, hiện thời, đúng thời, hiện tại, thật sự, hiện nay, thậtVietnamese
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