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), unfeigned(adj)
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, 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"
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
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 Antonyms
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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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.
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.
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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- حقيقي. صادق. صميمArabic
- genuíCatalan, Valencian
- ægte, originalDanish
- echt, original, genuin, Original-German
- verdadero, legítimo, genuino, auténticoSpanish
- todellinen, aitoFinnish
- math dha-rìribhScottish Gaelic
- מקורי, אמתיHebrew
- valódi, eredetiHungarian
- tulen, asliIndonesian
- īsts, īstensLatvian
- authentiek, echt, origineelDutch
- ekte, genuinNorwegian
- autentyczny, prawdziwyPolish
- legítimo, autêntico, genuínoPortuguese
- подлинный, истинный, настоящийRussian
- äkta, genuinSwedish
- orijinal, gerçek, hakikiTurkish
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