What does imaginary mean?

Definitions for imaginary
ɪˈmædʒ əˌnɛr iimag·i·nary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. complex number, complex quantity, imaginary number, imaginary(adj)

    (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1

  2. fanciful, imaginary, notional(adj)

    not based on fact; unreal

    "the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt; "a small child's imaginary friends"; "to create a notional world for oneself"

Wiktionary

  1. imaginary(Noun)

    Imagination; fancy.

    Etymology: From imaginarius, from imago.

  2. imaginary(Noun)

    An imaginary quantity.

    Etymology: From imaginarius, from imago.

  3. imaginary(Adjective)

    existing only in the imagination

    Etymology: From imaginarius, from imago.

  4. imaginary(Adjective)

    of a number, having no real part; that part of a complex number which is a multiple of the square root of -1.

    Etymology: From imaginarius, from imago.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imaginary(adj)

    existing only in imagination or fancy; not real; fancied; visionary; ideal

  2. Imaginary(noun)

    an imaginary expression or quantity

How to pronounce imaginary?

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How to say imaginary in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imaginary in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imaginary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of imaginary in a Sentence

  1. Brett Healy:

    The accusation is so juvenile and ludicrous it cannot be taken seriously, if this rumor was even remotely credible, someone here in Wisconsin would have alerted the media and filed a complaint with the Elections Commission. Rural Wisconsin voters, who have a history of voting Democrat in presidential elections, decided that they had enough of the far left policies of President Obama and they took it out on Clinton. For the Democratic Party to attempt to blame their widespread defeat on an imaginary bogeyman is comical and a little sad.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    One of the most tragicomic things in life is that when a man makes an imaginary thing – such as a religion – as his own flag and carries it all his life and even dies for it! An intelligent man has only one flag: Flag of reason and science!

  3. Jerry Nadler:

    Article 3 of Nixon's impeachment was obstruction of Congress, refusing to obey defined congressional subpoenas, pleading imaginary privilege, and obviously that's what The President has been doing. Richard Nixon wasn't foolish to say in advance that Richard Nixon's going to defy all congressional subpoenas... and today we saw a witness instructed by the White House completely contemptuous of Congress who refused to answer relevant questions. Just another instance of obstruction of Congress and that's what Article 3 of the Richard Nixon impeachment was.

  4. Mickey Dolenz:

    My feeling at the time is when Micky Dolenz today .’re that successful, Micky Dolenz today . really do n’t give a s --- what people say, frankly, but the people I cared about got it. They got what it was. It was not trying to cash in on The Beatles. It was a television show. The Monkees in 1997. ( Reuters) The Monkees was not a group or a band, it was a TV show about a band. And it was about this imaginary band that lived in this beach house … that wanted to be The Beatles.

  5. John DeCicco:

    The EPA is in a real bind, congress wrote a law mandating imaginary fuels. These have failed to materialize in any quantity. Congress tried to codify wishful thinking.

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