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Detailed Synonyms for actually in English

actually:

actually adv

  1. actually
  2. actually
  3. actually
  4. actually
  5. actually
  6. actually
    – used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly 1
    actually; in reality
    – used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly 1
    • actually adv
      • you may actually be doing the right thing by walking out1
      • she actually spoke Latin1
    • in reality adv
      • they thought they made the rules but in reality they were only puppets1
      • people who seem stand-offish are in reality often simply nervous1
  7. actually
    – in actual fact 1
    really; actually
    – in actual fact 1
    • really adv
    • actually adv
      • to be nominally but not actually independent1
      • no one actually saw the shark1
      • large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt1
  8. actually
    – as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis 1
    actually
    – as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis 1
    • actually adv
      • actually, we all help clear up after a meal1
      • actually, I haven't seen the film1
      • I'm not all that surprised actually1
      • she hasn't proved to be too satisfactory, actually1
  9. actually
    – at the present moment 1
    actually
    – at the present moment 1
    • actually adv
      • the transmission screen shows the picture that is actually on the air1

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Related Definitions for "actually":

  1. used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly1
    • you may actually be doing the right thing by walking out1
    • she actually spoke Latin1
  2. in actual fact1
    • to be nominally but not actually independent1
    • no one actually saw the shark1
    • large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt1
  3. as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis1
    • actually, we all help clear up after a meal1
    • actually, I haven't seen the film1
    • I'm not all that surprised actually1
    • she hasn't proved to be too satisfactory, actually1
  4. at the present moment1
    • the transmission screen shows the picture that is actually on the air1

actual:

actual adj

  1. actual
  2. actual
  3. actual
  4. actual
  5. actual
  6. actual
    – presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible 1
    actual; existent
    – presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible 1
    • actual adj
      • the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different1
      • actual and imagined conditions1
    • existent adj
  7. actual
    – being or existing at the present moment 1
    actual
    – being or existing at the present moment 1
    • actual adj
      • the ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West1
  8. actual
    – taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated 1
    actual
    – taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated 1
    • actual adj
      • we saw the actual wedding on television1
      • filmed the actual beating1
  9. actual
    – existing in act or fact 1
    actual; factual
    – existing in act or fact 1
    • actual adj
      • rocks and trees...the actual world1
      • actual heroism1
      • the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced1
    • factual adj
  10. actual
    – being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something 1
    genuine; actual; real; literal
    – being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something 1
  11. actual
    – Pertaining to information that shows what has actually occurred. For example, the actual start date for a task is the day that the task actually started. 2
    actual
    – Pertaining to information that shows what has actually occurred. For example, the actual start date for a task is the day that the task actually started. 2

actual

  1. actual

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Related Definitions for "actual":

  1. presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible1
    • the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different1
    • actual and imagined conditions1
  2. being or existing at the present moment1
    • the ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West1
  3. taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated1
    • we saw the actual wedding on television1
    • filmed the actual beating1
  4. existing in act or fact1
    • rocks and trees...the actual world1
    • actual heroism1
    • the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced1
  5. being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something1
    • her actual motive1
  6. Pertaining to information that shows what has actually occurred. For example, the actual start date for a task is the day that the task actually started.2



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