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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "genuine":

    real, true, authentic, veritable, actual, sincere, truly, vera, original, genuinely, honest, proper, meaningful, effective, really, al-sadeq, heartfelt

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. Anuj Somany:

    If there were one genuine campaign stirred against the alleged atrocity of the wife on her spouse, then it would be supported by all husband,barring jackass, in the whole world.

  2. Steve Maraboli:

    Love in its most genuine sense, can only flourish if it is FREE. We, as people, can only flourish if we are free."

  3. Stephen Evans:

    The data show that there is only a small difference between the groups in improvement, these improvements are not dramatic - they are not a' game changer' in the terrible jargon, but at least there is some genuine evidence of improvement. For the patients it is good news that few died, but the evidence therefore that remdesivir improves mortality in these patients is uncertain and limited.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The majority vote means not that one becomes a leader; it means one embraces and accepts the burden of the voters' voice as leadership to show and prove a genuine leader, accomplishing the liability of votes on its right and beneficial place. Otherwise, it turns into a political failure and a grave, and it is not a genius leader's reflection and definition.

  5. National Director Maria Espinoza:

    He's very concerned about what's taking place, as you know, you can see that his feelings are very genuine and caring for what's taking place to our American families.


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