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Synonyms for really
ˈri ə li, ˈri li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. truly, genuinely, really(adverb)

    in accordance with truth or fact or reality

    "she was now truly American"; "a genuinely open society"; "they don't really listen to us"

    Synonyms:
    truly, very, real, genuinely, rightfully, actually, in truth, unfeignedly, authentically, rattling, sincerely

  2. actually, really(adverb)

    in actual fact

    "to be nominally but not actually independent"; "no one actually saw the shark"; "large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt"

    Synonyms:
    in truth, truly, genuinely, real, in reality, actually, very, rattling

  3. in truth, really, truly(adverb)

    in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)

    "in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire"; "really, you shouldn't have done it"; "a truly awful book"

    Synonyms:
    truly, actually, rightfully, real, unfeignedly, sincerely, in truth, very, rattling, genuinely

  4. very, really, real, rattling(adverb)

    used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal

    "she was very gifted"; "he played very well"; "a really enjoyable evening"; "I'm real sorry about it"; "a rattling good yarn"

    Synonyms:
    in truth, truly, genuinely, real, actually, very, rattling

Wiktionary

  1. really(interjection)

    Indicating surprise at, or requesting confirmation of, some new information; to express skepticism.

    He really is a true friend. / Really? What makes you so sure?

    Synonyms:
    in fact, indeed, truly, actually

  2. really(adverb)

    Indicating that what was just said was obvious and unnecessary; contrived incredulity

    But ma, I really, really want to go to the show!

    Synonyms:
    no really, no kidding, you dont say, oh really

  3. really(interjection)

    Indicating affirmation, agreement.

    Synonyms:
    so

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. really

    Synonyms:
    veritably, truly, indeed, unquestionably

    Antonyms:
    questionably, possibly, perhaps, falsely, untruly, fictitiously

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. really(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    actually, truly, absolutely, positively, certainly, verily, indeed, in fact, in reality, in truth

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. really(adv)

    Synonyms:
    actually, truly, indeed, veritably, verily

How to pronounce really?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1391quite
#2276truth
#2506exactly
#2894certainly
#2895indeed
#3478truly
#3582absolutely
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#3750effectively
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#4587seriously
#5018genuine
#10839honestly
#11015sincerely
#17692terribly
#18014genuinely
#32531awfully
#36965rightfully
#42897unquestionably
#43415rattling
#67556authentically
#311558veritably

How to use really in a sentence?

  1. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear:

    We try to buy( PPE), it's really hard. The federal government buys most all of it.

  2. Isaac Herzog:

    Whoever wants to follow Bibi's path of despair and disappointment will vote for him, but whoever wants change, hope, and really a better future for Israel, will vote the Zionist Camp lead by me.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    I have a very substantial lead in New Hampshire, but I think it would be really good to win Iowa. I'd like to win Iowa.

  4. Will Ferrell:

    It was obviously great to work in a city like Rome and to be kind of back together with Ben and Owen and that sort of thing but it was a pretty tight schedule, there were a lot of days where you're running around and wearing some uncomfortable corset you can't breathe in. And I had people sticking pens in me, things like that. So it's not really a funny story but it's a painful story. But for your art you sometimes have to suffer.

  5. Ariel Winter:

    Obviously I was nervous to be working with such a legend like Burt Reynolds, i mean he really is the most amazing man. He’s so wonderfully sweet and just incredibly talented actor, and just really the nicest person.


Translations for really

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  • والله؟, ليس معقل!, حقًاArabic
  • наистинаBulgarian
  • realmentCatalan, Valencian
  • skutečně, opravduCzech
  • stimmt, in der Tat, wirklich, tatsächlich?, was Sie nicht sagen, wirklich?, was du nicht sagstGerman
  • πράγματι, αληθινά, αλήθεια, όντως, πραγματικάGreek
  • ĉu vere?Esperanto
  • verdaderamente, realmente, de veras, en serio, de verdadSpanish
  • واقعاً؟, واقعاً که!, واقعاً, جداً؟Persian
  • ihanko totta, todella, totta, tosi, todellako, todellakin, oikeastiFinnish
  • vraimentFrench
  • באמתHebrew
  • सचमुचHindi
  • tényleg, komolyan, igaz, igazán, valóbanHungarian
  • ezị okwuIgbo
  • virkilega, raunverulega, virkilega?, raunar, sannarlegaIcelandic
  • veramenteItalian
  • まじ, 本当, へえ, ほんと, 本真Japanese
  • 진짜, 참, 진짜로, 그래요?, 정말로Korean
  • vere, itane, vero, an vero, an, anneLatin
  • āta koia, nēMāori
  • нээрэнMongolian
  • werkelijk, werkelijk?, echt?Dutch
  • egentligNorwegian
  • tʼáásh aanííNavajo, Navaho
  • czyżby, naprawdę, właśnie, doprawdyPolish
  • mesmo, realmente, na verdade, sério?Portuguese
  • pe buneRomanian
  • разве?, правда, правда?, действительноRussian
  • egentligen, säger du det?, verkligen, sannerligen, verkligen?, jaså?Swedish
  • చాలా, నిజంగాTelugu
  • aslında, öyle mi, gerçekten, harbiden mi, cidden, harbiden, gerçekten mi, gerçekten deTurkish
  • thật sao?, vậy à?, thế à?, thật sựVietnamese
  • אַזויYiddish

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