What does real-world mean?

Definitions for real-world

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word real-world.


  1. real-world(Adjective)

    Having a practicable, verifiable quality; not imaginary, theoretical or based in a non-physical realm, such as heaven or cyberspace.

  2. Origin: real + world


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of real-world in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of real-world in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Karl Marx:

    Philosophy is to the real world as masturbation is to sex.

  2. Ran Nussbaum:

    Nobody knows how they will be applicable in the real world.

  3. Eric Tremblay:

    We want it to move in the direction of a real world vision aid.

  4. The Law of Thumb:

    Somebody who thinks logically is a nice contrast to the real world

  5. Henry Rollins, From his song "Shine":

    When you start to doubt yourself, the real world will eat you alive.

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