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Synonyms for really
ˈri ə li, ˈri lire·al·ly

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Wiktionary

  1. reallyinterjection

    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. reallyadverb

    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. reallyinterjection

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. truly, genuinely, reallyadverb

    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, reallyadverb

    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, trulyadverb

    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, rattlingadverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reallyadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. reallyadverb

    Synonyms:
    actually, truly, indeed, veritably, verily

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#212real
#472really
#1156actually
#1391quite
#2276truth
#2506exactly
#2894certainly
#2895indeed
#3478truly
#3582absolutely
#3713res
#3750effectively
#4370definitely
#4587seriously
#5018genuine
#10839honestly
#11015sincerely
#17692terribly
#18014genuinely
#32531awfully
#36965rightfully
#42897unquestionably
#43415rattling
#67556authentically
#311558veritably

How to use really in a sentence?

  1. Luke Donald:

    He’s always been a mentor to me, I was still with him last season, it wasn’t a complete breakaway. It was more difficult having two coaches, but Goss has always been really good at understanding how to get the most out of me physically and mentally.

  2. Anne Case:

    We have come to expect mortality rates in middle age to continue to decline, which they did throughout most of the 20th century...it was really a surprise to see a sustained period when mortality rates actually increased (among middle-aged white Americans).

  3. Art Caplan:

    Giving out Ambien or Provigil sleep aids 'like candy' as alleged is still dangerous and irresponsible because these drugs have notorious side effects, you really don't want to be cavalier about it. These drugs are prescription for a reason -- not the same as an over-the-counter drug.

  4. Jodie Rummer:

    Even the most robust corals require nearly a decade to recover, so we're really losing that window of recovery. We're getting back-to-back bleaching events, back-to-back heat waves. And, and the corals just aren't adapting to these new conditions.

  5. Bulent Aliriza:

    This (the F-35 standoff) is really a symptom, not a cause of the problem between the two countries.


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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