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Synonyms for genuine
ˈdʒɛn yu ɪn or, sometimes, -ˌaɪn; ˈdʒɛn yu ɪn; ˈdʒɛn yuˌaɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. genuine, echt(adj)

    not fake or counterfeit

    "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"

    Synonyms:
    literal, actual, real, unfeigned, echt, true(a)

    Antonyms:
    bad, bogus, false, put on, inauthentic, pseudo, mock, pretended, fictitious, counterfeit, pinchbeck, synthetic, imitative, fictive, fake, phoney, unauthentic, ostensive, insincere, phony, bastard, sham, forged, assumed, spurious, base, ostensible

  2. genuine, true(a), unfeigned(adj)

    not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed

    "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief"

    Antonyms:
    pseudo, sham, unauthentic, bad, insincere, base, mock, bastard, put on, ostensible, bogus, phoney, assumed, pretended, phony, false, fake, ostensive, synthetic, inauthentic, spurious, fictitious, forged, counterfeit, pinchbeck, fictive, imitative

  3. actual, genuine, literal, real(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    literal, true(a), actual, tangible, material, real, veridical, existent, factual, unfeigned, echt, substantial, real(a)

    Antonyms:
    unauthentic, imitative, pinchbeck, sham, insincere, assumed, inauthentic, pseudo, mock, phony, spurious, fake, bogus, ostensive, fictive, put on, false, bad, fictitious, synthetic, bastard, counterfeit, base, pretended, phoney, ostensible, forged

Wiktionary

  1. genuine(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    authentic, real, natural, true

    Antonyms:
    ingenuine, fake

  2. genuine(adjective)

    Belonging to, or proceeding from the original stock; native; hence, not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic; real; natural; true; pure.

    a genuine text; a genuine production; genuine materials

    Synonyms:
    true, authentic, natural, real

    Antonyms:
    ingenuine, fake

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. genuine

    That is authentic which is true to the facts; that is genuine which is true to its own claims; as, authentic history; genuine money.

    A 'genuine' work is one written by the author whose name it bears; an 'authentic' work is one which relates truthfully the matters of which it treats. For example, the apocryphal Gospel of St. Thomas is neither 'genuine' nor 'authentic.' It is not 'genuine,' for St. Thomas did not write it; it is not 'authentic,' for its contents are mainly fables and lies.

    Trench On the Study of Words lect. vi, p. 189. [W. J. Widdleton]

    Authentic is, however, used by reputable writers as synonymous with genuine, tho usually where genuineness carries a certain authority. We speak of accepted conclusions, certain evidence, current money, genuine letters, a legitimate conclusion or legitimate authority, original manuscripts, real value, received interpretation, sure proof, a true statement, a trustworthy witness, a veritable discovery.

    Synonyms:
    accepted, accredited, authentic, authoritative, authorized, certain, current, legitimate, original, real, received, reliable, sure, true, trustworthy, veritable

    Antonyms:
    apocryphal, baseless, counterfeit, disputed, exploded, fabulous, false, fictitious, spurious, unauthorized

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. genuine

    Synonyms:
    authentic, true, real, pure, unalloyed, natural, unaffected, sincere, unadulterated, veritable, sound

    Antonyms:
    spurious, fictitious, adulterated, apocryphal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. genuine(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pure, uncorrupt, unalloyed, unadulterated, true, real, veritable, authentic, not spurious, not false, not fictitious, not apochryphal, what it purports to be

  2. genuine(a.)

    Synonyms:
    native, unaffected, sincere

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. genuine(a)

    Synonyms:
    authentic, veritable, sterling, unmixed, real, pure, sincere, heartfelt, unaffected

    Antonyms:
    spurious, counterfeit, false, supposititious, adulterated

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Genuine":

    Chirs Zippel, Rave Base, Genuine (Chris Zippel), Inhouse, Capone, Chris Zippel, Zippel, Chris

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How to use genuine in a sentence?

  1. Amiad Raviv:

    A lot of people on the Amazon platform think that because it's on Amazon, it is a genuine product. And that's actually really not the case.

  2. Former ANC Treasurer Matthews Phosa:

    This sensation is repeating itself ad nauseam. We are beginning to wonder whether those who say it is not true are themselves being genuine, i think it is true and I think the Guptas must stop it.

  3. Lanny Davis:

    There is genuine fear and it has caused Michael Cohen to consider whether he should go forward or not, and he has not made a final decision.

  4. James Clapper:

    I think it is, i think John Brennan is sort of like a freight train, and John Brennan's going to say what's on John Brennan mind. I think, though, that the common denominator among all of us that have been speaking up, though, is a genuine concern about the jeopardy or threats to our institutions and values, and although we may express that in different ways. And I think that's what this really is about. But John Brennan and John Brennan rhetoric, I think, have become an issue in and of itself.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Until and unless you discover and fulfill your God-given destiny, genuine success is most likely to be far away from you. Yes! because discovery and fulfillment of one's destiny is bound to unlock genuine success or riches to him or her eventually. ~Emeasoba George

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