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Synonyms for actually
ˈæk tʃu ə liac·tu·al·ly

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  1. actuallyadverb

    Synonyms:
    truthfully, in reality, really, literally

  2. actuallyadverb

    In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively.

    Actually, I had nothing to do with that incident.

    Synonyms:
    in reality, really, literally, truthfully

  3. actuallyadverb

    actively

    Neither actually nor passively. Fuller.

    Synonyms:
    really, truthfully, literally, in reality

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. actually

    Synonyms:
    verity, truly, decidedly, assuredly, positively

    Antonyms:
    potentially, hypothetically, theoretically

Princeton's WordNet

  1. actually, reallyadverb

    in actual fact

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

    Synonyms:
    in truth, truly, genuinely, real, really, in reality, very, rattling

  2. actually, in realityadverb

    used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly

    "you may actually be doing the right thing by walking out"; "she actually spoke Latin"; "they thought they made the rules but in reality they were only puppets"; "people who seem stand-offish are in reality often simply nervous"

    Synonyms:
    really, in reality

  3. actuallyadverb

    at the present moment

    "the transmission screen shows the picture that is actually on the air"

    Synonyms:
    really, in reality

  4. actuallyadverb

    as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis

    "actually, we all help clear up after a meal"; "actually, I haven't seen the film"; "I'm not all that surprised actually"; "she hasn't proved to be too satisfactory, actually"

    Synonyms:
    really, in reality

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. actuallyadjective

    Synonyms:
    really, truly, absolutely, positively, verily, indeed, in fact, in reality, as a matter of fact, in truth

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How to use actually in a sentence?

  1. Morris Alagoa:

    I can't say those handling the cleanup have actually started real work.

  2. Amy Klobuchar:

    I think we owe it to the American people to tell them where to send the invoice, the difference between a plan and a pipe dream is something you can actually get done.

  3. Top Democrats:

    My hope is that in 2023, you're going to see the commercialization of almost all of these products. Some of that is actually going to begin this fall, in the days and weeks ahead. You're going to see commercialization of some of these things.

  4. Roger Stone:

    I actually have communicated with Assange, i believe the next tranche of his documents pertain to the Clinton Foundation but there's no telling what the October surprise may be.

  5. Alisha Gaines:

    There's something about American society that's been very invested in maintaining, enforcing, legalizing these racial categories or gender categories or sexual orientation categories or categories dealing with citizenship status that don't actually represent the ways that people actually experience and live their lives.


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