What does Really mean?

Definitions for Really
ˈri ə li, ˈri liReal·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Really.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. truly, genuinely, really(adverb)

    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, really(adverb)

    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, truly(adverb)

    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, 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. really(Adverb)

    Actually; in fact; in reality.

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

  2. really(Adverb)

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

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

  3. really(Interjection)

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

  4. really(Interjection)

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

  5. really(Interjection)

    Indicating affirmation, agreement.

  6. really(Interjection)

    Indicating displeasure at another person's behaviour or statement.

    Well, really! How rude.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Really(adverb)

    royally

  2. Really(adverb)

    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

How to pronounce Really?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Really in sign language?

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. Lucy Alibar:

    I was a really bad teenager and I got my tongue pierced. I don't even remember where I did it ,but it was under very surreptitious circumstances.

  2. Julie Burkhart:

    I'm very concerned that someone would come in the building with weapons, he was carrying knives and explosives. This really illustrates to me that the security protocols that we have in place work.

  3. Elissa Blount Moorhead.For Moorhead:

    I'm hoping that all of us can start to think about how patriarchy and hierarchy has really diminished people's interest in museums and cultural centers, this will enliven your audience. It's just the right thing to do.

  4. Wendy Thomas:

    Politicians really recognize that the landscape has changed, if you're not willing to take selfies, you're going to lose a lot of young support. And while a vote doesn't really hang out a selfie, it does it hang on interest.

  5. Roy Keane:

    In his second spell when he came back, for some reason towards the end of my time I found him to be really disrespectful towards me so we had a bit of fallout, he questioned my loyalty and I told him where to go.

Images & Illustrations of Really

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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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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