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Synonyms for imaginary
ɪˈmædʒ əˌnɛr iimag·i·na·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. complex number, complex quantity, imaginary number, imaginaryadjective

    (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1

    Synonyms:
    complex quantity, complex number, imaginary number

    Antonyms:
    existent, real

  2. fanciful, imaginary, notionaladjective

    not based on fact; unreal

    "the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt; "a small child's imaginary friends"; "to create a notional world for oneself"

    Synonyms:
    conceptional, ideational, speculative, notional, fanciful

    Antonyms:
    real, existent

Editors Contribution

  1. nefelibata

    related to imagine is a word that describes creativity in the mind. imaginary is the creative thinking is the brain that makes you think of fictional characters or nouns.

    Submitted by rinat on September 9, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. imaginaryadjective

    Synonyms:
    visionary, ideal, fancied, fanciful, chimerical, dreamy, unreal, shadowy, wild, quixotic, utopian

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. imaginaryadjective

    Synonyms:
    fancied, visionary, chimerical, illusive, phantasmal

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How to use imaginary in a sentence?

  1. Jim Jordan:

    Theyre not imaginary, theyre real ... to have the chair of the Judiciary Committee, on the House floor, say ... these words ...imaginary things like Antifa. They are far from imaginary. And there are people in every major city in this country whoknow that and yet the chair of the Judiciary Committee just made that statement. That is scary.

  2. Aaron Machado:

    The imaginary friends I had as a kid dropped me because their friends thought I didn't exist.

  3. Franklin P. Adams:

    The best part of the fiction in many novels is the notice that the characters are purely imaginary.

  4. Eugenio Bito-onon Jr:

    I feel something different. The Chinese are trying to choke us by putting an imaginary checkpoint there. It is a clear violation of our right to travel, impeding freedom of navigation.

  5. Cui Tiankai:

    Treating China as a strategic rival and imaginary enemy would be a huge strategic misjudgement.


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