What does REALLY mean?

Definitions for REALLY
ˈri ə li, ˈri liREALLY

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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"

  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"

  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"

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. reallyadverb

    Actually; in fact; in reality.

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

  2. reallyadverb

    Very (modifying an adjective); very much (modifying a verb).

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

  3. reallyinterjection

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

  4. reallyinterjection

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

  5. reallyinterjection

    Indicating affirmation, agreement.

  6. reallyinterjection

    Indicating displeasure at another person's behaviour or statement.

    Well, really! How rude.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Reallyadverb

    Etymology: from real.

    There cannot be a more important case of conscience for men to be resolved in, than to know certainly how far God accepts the will for the deed, and how far he does not; and to be informed truly when men do really will a thing, and when they have really no power to do, what they have willed. South.

    The understanding represents to the will things really evil, under the notion of good. South.

    These orators inflame the people, whose anger is really but a short fit of madness. Jonathan Swift.

    Why really sixty-five is somewhat old. Edward Young.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reallyadverb

    royally

  2. Reallyadverb

    in a real manner; with or in reality; actually; in truth

Freebase

  1. Really

    Really is the second album by J. J. Cale. It was released in 1973.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Really

    rē-a-lī′, v.t. (Spens.) to bring together again: to reform.—v.t. to arrange again.—n. Reallī′ance, a renewed alliance.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'REALLY' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #263

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'REALLY' in Written Corpus Frequency: #98

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'REALLY' in Adverbs Frequency: #31

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of REALLY in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of REALLY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of REALLY in a Sentence

  1. Archie Gottesman:

    There's a lot of ways to stem bad things from happening -- there's education, podcasts, articles and books -- and they're all important, to fight hate, we need a lot of tools in our tool belt and our awareness campaign is one really important tool.

  2. Lincoln Riley:

    I don’t know if I can describe how hard it was. The people there that you love, the relationships, all the great memories — that was the hard part, this was the right thing for my family, for me. It was just the right place at the right time. Really had no hesitation about that part of it. … This was just too good to pass up.

  3. Jacqueline Bisset:

    I can't believe I've been doing it so long. In the last three or four years, I've slowed down. I'm doing only the roles I really want to do.

  4. Luis Manuel Munoz:

    It's in all of the country, not just here. Mexico is living through something really horrible.

  5. Michael Zagaris/San Francisco:

    We’re trying to get as many fans as we can or players, coaches – anybody really – to sign this petition that’s going to get grass fields in all of the NFL stadiums because at the end of the day all that we want is players on the football field playing at a high level, making awesome spectacular plays, that’s what we all want to see and guys that are playing on grass consistently, whether it's their practice fields or game fields and all the surfaces are the same, we have a better likelihood of achieving that goal. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Kittle likened it to other sports like the NBA and NHL where players are practicing and playing on the same surface throughout the season.

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Translations for REALLY

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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    a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
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