Real

Word REAL
Character 4
Hyphenation re al re al re al
Pronunciations /ɹiːl/

Definitions and meanings of "Real"

What do we mean by real?

A commodity; see realty.

(grammar) One of the three genders that the common gender can be separated into in the Scandinavian languages.

A real number.

A realist.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Real

The word "real" in example sentences

It really hit me that these are * real* people, not the faux populists dished up by the GOP - real people of intelligence and substance. ❋ Unknown (2009)

But the underlying conceptualization is still Keynesian, meaning that consumption and investment functions are real, except for some randomness, and not based directly and explicitly on individual actors' decisions based on *perceived* wealth -- which may be very different from *real* wealth because of a lack of proper asset pricing models stabilizing asset valuations around equilibrium market prices. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Thus a detailed study of works of literature and their represented objects could serve to explicate the purely intentional mode of being, with a view to contrasting this with the real mode of being and ultimately demonstrating that it is impossible to reduce the ˜real world™ to the status of a purely intentional creation. ❋ Thomasson, Amie (2008)

Thus the realism/idealism controversy can be reconfigured as the controversy over whether the so-called ˜real world™ has the real or purely intentional mode of being. ❋ Thomasson, Amie (2008)

Of course the strategy of the novel is that it makes the northern fantasy land much more real, more detailed and more interesting, than the �realreality of the American college town where the action takes place. ❋ Jenny Davidson (2006)

And success in real life is often much, much more satisfying, because it relies on *real* ability. ❋ Unknown (2006)

You are very much a _man_, my Conway; a real, _real_ man, and I love you! ❋ Unknown (1927)

There was not the slightest doubt that all its shirring was of real, _real_ silk! ❋ Edward Marshall (1901)

You must realize that you -- the _real_ You -- are not only existent, and real, but that you are in touch with all else that is real, and that the roots of your being are grounded in the Absolute itself. ❋ William Walker Atkinson (1897)

And, as a fact, we do not know that real musicians, _real_ Master Hugues of Saxe-Gotha and ❋ Vernon Lee (1895)

Or, perhaps, "You see they have sent me back to the Base after six weeks under fire, and now I have a real, _real_ room, and a real, _real_ bed!" ❋ Hall Caine (1892)

Whether he had any real regard for Adela, I could not quite satisfy myself -- I mean _real_ by the standard and on the scale of his own being; for of course, as compared with the love of men like the ❋ George MacDonald (1864)

But what are our real wants -- our _wants_, not our _desires_ -- our _real_ wants, not those that are artificial and imaginary? ❋ Sheldon Dibble (1827)

And (turning to Miss Burrage) eight and twenty, you know, ma'am, is really nothing for any lace you'd wear; but more particularly for real Valenciennes, which can scarce be had _real_, for love or money, since the French Revolution. ❋ Maria Edgeworth (1808)

* That* is what the father of our country fought against. george washington had possession of one of king solomons scrolls. thats the only reason why he was successful. he used gods power to make a country that would bring to power the anti-christ, the only real goal of any * real* freemason. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Current TV to broadcast 'tweets' during debates - In close to real time, U.S. channel Current TV will display comments on the screen while John McCain and Barack Obama face off Current + Twitter = Hack the Debate - A little project that's been going on here at Current Towers - During the presidential debates, we'll be diving into Twitter and putting the * real* debate up on national TV in real (ish) time. ❋ Unknown (2008)

If the succession, in which the inhabitants of the earth appear in the first account, is so entirely different from that in the second, as it evidently is, we have necessarily either to give up the historical reality of the one or of the other account, or of both, or to suppose that the creation of the inhabitants of the earth took place in a way and manner which makes it possible to perceive a _real_ connection of the succession in the first account, _as well as_ in that of the second, with the real processes of creation. ❋ Rudolf Schmid (N/A)

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