What does ACTUALLY mean?

Definitions for ACTUALLY
ˈæk tʃu ə liACTUALLY

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. actually, in realityadverb

    used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly

    "you may actually be doing the right thing by walking out"; "she actually spoke Latin"; "they thought they made the rules but in reality they were only puppets"; "people who seem stand-offish are in reality often simply nervous"

  3. actuallyadverb

    at the present moment

    "the transmission screen shows the picture that is actually on the air"

  4. actuallyadverb

    as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis

    "actually, we all help clear up after a meal"; "actually, I haven't seen the film"; "I'm not all that surprised actually"; "she hasn't proved to be too satisfactory, actually"

Wiktionary

  1. actuallyadverb

    In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively.

    Actually, I had nothing to do with that incident.

    Etymology: actual + -ly

  2. actuallyadverb

    actively

    Neither actually nor passively. uE000105683uE001 Fuller.

    Etymology: actual + -ly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Actuallyadverb

    actively

  2. Actuallyadverb

    in act or in fact; really; in truth; positively

Freebase

  1. Actually

    Actually is the second album by English synthpop duo Pet Shop Boys, released through Parlophone and EMI Manhattan Records in 1987. This album is also the group's third best selling album with over 4 million copies sold.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ACTUALLY' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #695

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ACTUALLY' in Written Corpus Frequency: #124

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ACTUALLY' in Adverbs Frequency: #51

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ACTUALLY in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ACTUALLY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of ACTUALLY in a Sentence

  1. Elisabeth Moss:

    I'm into it, I want to do it. People who write should definitely write one for me, i actually would love to do a Hallmark Christmas movie !

  2. Miles Barr:

    This is great for ClearView Power because homeowners can install windows just like they would anyways, but they actually produce power to meet this requirement.

  3. Lewis Hamilton:

    But we did what we had to do and I guess we went into the testing with a goal of achieving 800 km a day, we didn’t actually think we were going to do it so perhaps in hindsight we would have shifted our running. But at the end of the day, it suited us perfectly.

  4. Amiad Raviv:

    A lot of people on the Amazon platform think that because it's on Amazon, it is a genuine product. And that's actually really not the case.

  5. Diego Parrilla:

    We came in on Monday, and we see things are happening. And from a disciplined point of view, we were actually putting more trades, on things that were lagging, such as the VIX.

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