Definitions of "Actual"

Existing in reality and not potential, possible, simulated, or false: synonym: real. adjective

Based on fact. adjective

Conforming to the characteristics of a group or type; typical. adjective

Active; practical.

In full existence; real; denoting that which not merely can be, but is: opposed to potential, apparent, constructive, and imaginary.

Now existing; present: opposed to past and future: as, in the actual condition of affairs.

An individual as containing in it species, or a species as containing in it genera; a metaphysical or formal whole. So actual parts.

Synonyms Actual, Positive, etc. (see real), veritable, genuine, certain, absolute.

Something actually received; real, as distinct from estimated, receipts. noun

Involving or comprising action; active. adjective

Existing in act or reality; really acted or acting; in fact; real; -- opposed to potential, possible, virtual, speculative, conceivable, theoretical, or nominal adjective

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