Synonyms for genuine
ˈdʒɛn yu ɪn or, sometimes, -ˌaɪn; ˈdʒɛn yu ɪn; ˈdʒɛn yuˌaɪngen·uine
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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
English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote
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.
TrenchOn 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.
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Princeton's WordNet3.6 / 10 votes
not fake or counterfeit
"a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"
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
genuine, true(a), unfeignedadjective
not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
"genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief"
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
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"
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
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Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no words can utter.
I think the thing that's so good about when Marco talks about it is it's completely genuine, when he's in town and we have a Sunday morning free, he always wants to go to church and he wants nobody to know about it. It's his time. I think that's why it's resonating: it's genuine and it comes from the heart.
Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.
To the question, 'Are these documents genuine?' Yes they are genuine, and those are the cases about which we have partially reported.
We are upgrading all qualified PCs, genuine and non-genuine, to Windows 10.
Translations for genuine
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- حقيقي. صادق. صميمArabic
- genuíCatalan, Valencian
- original, ægteDanish
- original, genuin, Original-, echtGerman
- legítimo, auténtico, verdadero, genuinoSpanish
- todellinen, aitoFinnish
- math dha-rìribhScottish Gaelic
- אמתי, מקוריHebrew
- eredeti, valódiHungarian
- tulen, asliIndonesian
- īsts, īstensLatvian
- origineel, authentiek, echtDutch
- genuin, ekteNorwegian
- prawdziwy, autentycznyPolish
- legítimo, autêntico, genuínoPortuguese
- подлинный, истинный, настоящийRussian
- genuin, äktaSwedish
- hakiki, gerçek, orijinalTurkish
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