Definitions for realˈri əl, ril

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. real number, real(noun)

    any rational or irrational number

  2. real(noun)

    the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

  3. real(adj)

    an old small silver Spanish coin

  4. real, existent(adj)

    being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory

    "real objects"; "real people; not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow

  5. real(a)(adj)

    no less than what is stated; worthy of the name

    "the real reason"; "real war"; "a real friend"; "a real woman"; "meat and potatoes--I call that a real meal"; "it's time he had a real job"; "it's no penny-ante job--he's making real money"

  6. real(adj)

    not to be taken lightly

    "statistics demonstrate that poverty and unemployment are very real problems"; "to the man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real"

  7. real, tangible(adj)

    capable of being treated as fact

    "tangible evidence"; "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"

  8. 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"

  9. real(adj)

    of, relating to, or representing an amount that is corrected for inflation

    "real prices"; "real income"; "real wages"

  10. substantial, real, material(adj)

    having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary

    "the substantial world"; "a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"; "most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespeare

  11. real(adj)

    (of property) fixed or immovable

    "real property consists of land and buildings"

  12. veridical, real(adverb)

    coinciding with reality

    "perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception"- F.A.Olafson

  13. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. Real(ProperNoun)

    Real Madrid, a football club from Madrid.

  2. Origin: From reel, from realis, from res, of unknown origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Real(noun)

    a small Spanish silver coin; also, a denomination of money of account, formerly the unit of the Spanish monetary system

  2. Real(adj)

    royal; regal; kingly

  3. Real(adj)

    actually being or existing; not fictitious or imaginary; as, a description of real life

  4. Real(adj)

    true; genuine; not artificial, counterfeit, or factitious; often opposed to ostensible; as, the real reason; real Madeira wine; real ginger

  5. Real(adj)

    relating to things, not to persons

  6. Real(adj)

    having an assignable arithmetical or numerical value or meaning; not imaginary

  7. Real(adj)

    pertaining to things fixed, permanent, or immovable, as to lands and tenements; as, real property, in distinction from personal or movable property

  8. Real(noun)

    a realist

Freebase

  1. Real

    Real is the fifth studio album by American singer Belinda Carlisle, first released on September 29, 1993. The album has a genre of mainly pop songs written by Charlotte Caffey, Thomas Caffey, Ralph Schuckett and half co-written by Carlisle. It was the second album where Rick Nowels had no writing or producing credits and also was Carlisle's first album to have contributed to the producing. The album cover was designed by Tom Dolan and is a departure for Carlisle, who presented a glamorous look on all her previous covers, choosing a "jeans and tee shirt" look instead this time without make-up. It features a cover version of The Graces pop rock song "Lay Down Your Arms".

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Real

    an old Spanish silver coin still in use in Spain, Mexico, and some other of the old Spanish colonies, also is a money of account in Portugal; equals one-fourth of the peseta, and varies in value from 2½ d. to 5d. with the rise and fall of exchange.

  2. Real

    a legal term in English law applied to property of a permanent or immovable kind, e. g. land, to distinguish it from personal or movable property.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. real

    Not simulated. Often used as a specific antonym to virtual in any of its jargon senses.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'real' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #399

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'real' in Written Corpus Frequency: #640

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'real' in Adjectives Frequency: #39

Anagrams of real »

  1. Earl

  2. Rale


Translations for real

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • حقيقي, ريالArabic
  • ысынBashkir
  • реалBulgarian
  • reálný, skutečnýCzech
  • wirklich, typisch, echt, real, reell, wahrGerman
  • Ρεάλ, αληθινός, πραγματικός, πραγματικός αριθμός, αυθεντικόςGreek
  • aŭtenta, reala, reela, veraEsperanto
  • realSpanish
  • واقعیPersian
  • real, todellinen, ehta, reaali-, aito, kunnon, kiinteä, oikea, tosi, reaalinenFinnish
  • vrai, vraie, réel, réelle, réalFrench
  • असली, सच्चाHindi
  • igazi, igaz, valódi, valósHungarian
  • իրական, անշարժArmenian
  • sattIcelandic
  • vera, vero, realeItalian
  • 現実, レアル, 本物, 本当, 実, 現実味, 実際, 不動産, 現実性, 実数, 現実に存在するJapanese
  • 실제, 레알Korean
  • naturalis, verus, solidusLatin
  • īsts, reāls, īstensLatvian
  • वास्तविकMarathi
  • reële, werkelijk, vast-, typisch, waar, echte, echt, real, oprecht, reëelDutch
  • virkeligNorwegian
  • realny, rzeczowy, prawdziwyPolish
  • realPortuguese
  • adevărat, real, prea, actual, superRomanian
  • настоящий, реал, реальный, недвижимый, действительный, истинныйRussian
  • सत्य, वास्तविकSanskrit
  • pravi, furam svoj fazon, stvaran, nekretninaSerbo-Croatian
  • verklig, reell, riktig, fast, äkta, typisk, sann, reale, realSwedish
  • వాస్తవ, నిజమైనTelugu
  • hakiki, doğruTurkish
  • thậtVietnamese

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