Complete Definition of "real"

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English

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Etymology 1
From L. realis

Pronunciation
rēəl, /riəl/, /<tt>"[email protected]</tt>/
audio|en-us-real.ogg|Audio (US)

Homophones
reel

Noun
en-noun

  1. A commodity; see reality.
  2. grammar One of the three genders that the common gender can be separated into in the Scandinavian languages.

Translations
trans-top|a commodity
trans-mid
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trans-top|a gender in Scandinavian languages
Swedish: reale n
trans-mid
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Adjective
en-adj|er|more

  1. That can be characterized as a confirmation of truth.
  2. That has physical existence.

#: No one has ever seen a real unicorn because they don't exist.

  1. economics Having been adjusted to remove the effects of inflation; contrasted with nominal.

#: real consumption
#: real GNP

  1. economics Relating to the result of the actions of rational agents; relating to neoclassical economic models as opposed to Keynesian models.
  2. mathematics Relating to numbers with a one-to-one correspondence to the points on a line.
  3. law Relating to immovable tangible property.

#: real estate
#: real property

  1. That is an exemplary or pungent instance of a class or type.

#: a real problem
#: a real hero

  1. Genuine, not faked.

#: real tears

  1. Genuine, not artificial.

#: real leather

  1. slang Signifying meritorious qualities or actions especially in regards to enjoying life, prowess at sports and success wooing potential partners.

#: keeping it real

Synonyms
i-c|that can be characterized as a confirmation of truth true
i-c|that has physical existence actual
i-c|genuine|not faked authentic, genuine, heartfelt, true
i-c|genuine|not artificial authentic, genuine

Antonyms
i-c|that can be characterized as a confirmation of truth imaginary, unreal
i-c|that has physical existence fictitious, imaginary, made-up, pretend (informal)
i-c|relating to numbers with a one-to-one correspondence to the points on a line imaginary
i-c|genuine|not faked feigned, sham, staged
i-c|genuine|not artificial artificial, counterfeit, fake, sham

Translations

trans-top|that can be characterized as a confirmation of truth
Arabic: ARchar|حقيقي IPAchar|(ħaqīeqi)
Chinese: 真的 (zhēnde)
Dutch: echt, echte, waar, ware
Finnish: todellinen
French: réel, vrai m, vraie f
German: wahr, wirklich
Greek: αληθινός (alithinos) m
Hindi: वास्तविक (vaastavik)
Hungarian: igaz
Italian: reale#Italian|reale, vero m, vera f
trans-mid
Japanese: 現実の (げんじつの, genjitsu no)
Korean: 실제의 (silje-ui)
Marathi: वास्तविक (vaastavik)
Polish: prawdziwy
Portuguese: real#Portuguese|real m|f
Romanian: #Romanian|real, adevărat
Russian: настоящий (nastojáščij)
Serbian: stvaran m, stvarna f, stvarno n
Spanish: real#Spanish|real
Swedish: sann, verklig
Telugu: నిజమైన
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trans-top|that has physical existence
Czech: skutečný m
Finnish: todellinen
French: vrai m, vraie f
German: real
Greek: πραγματικός (pragmatikos) m
trans-mid
Italian: vero m, vera f
Polish: realny
Portuguese: real#Portuguese|real m|f
Romanian: #Romanian|real, adevărat
Serbian: pravi m, prava f, pravo n
Swedish: verklig
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trans-top|that is a version of a fact or statistic (especially in economics) that is intended to reflect key fundamental trends, generally generated by the removal or nullification of irrelevant or "noisy" data from the input
trans-mid
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trans-top|mathematics: relating to numbers with a one-to-one correspondence to the points on a line
Czech: reálný m
Dutch: reëel, reële
Finnish: reaali- (reaaliluku = real number)
French: réel m, réelle f
German: reell
trans-mid
Greek: πραγματικός αριθμός (pragmatikos arithmos) m
Portuguese: real#Portuguese|real m|f
Swedish: reell
Telugu: వాస్తవ సంఖ్యలు = real numbers
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trans-top|law: relating to immovable tangible property
Dutch: vast-
Finnish: kiinteä (omaisuudesta)
trans-mid
Polish: rzeczowy, realny
Serbian: nekretnina f
Swedish: fast
trans-bottom

trans-top|that is an exemplary or pungent instance of a class or type
Dutch: echt, echte
Finnish: oikea
French: vrai m, vraie f
German: echt, typisch
Italian: vero m, vera f
trans-mid
Portuguese: real#Portuguese|real m|f
Serbian: pravi m, prava f, pravo n
Swedish: typisk, äkta, verklig
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trans-top|genuine, not faked
Dutch: echt, echte
Finnish: aito
French: vrai m, vraie f
German: echt
Greek: αυθεντικός (afthentikos) m
trans-mid
Polish: prawdziwy
Portuguese: real#Portuguese|real m|f
Romanian: #Romanian|real, adevărat
Serbian: pravi m, prava f, pravo n
Swedish: riktig, äkta
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trans-top|genuine, not artificial
Finnish: aito
French: vrai m, vraie f
German: echt, wirklich
Greek: αυθεντικός (afthentikos) m
trans-mid
Italian: vero m, vera f
Portuguese: real#Portuguese|real m|f
Romanian: #Romanian|real, adevărat
Serbian: pravi m, prava f, pravo n
Swedish: riktig, verklig, äkta
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<!--this sense seems to have been deleted
trans-top|located in the shopping mall or high street, as opposed to on the web
Dutch: echt, echte, reëel, reële
trans-mid
trans-bottom
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trans-top|signifying meritorious qualities or actions
<!--Note: add SLANG or INFORMAL translations here, where these exist-->
Serbian: furam svoj fazon (slang: I'm following my own ethics)
trans-mid
Romanian: prea, super
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ttbc|Bulgarian: истински m (1), действителен m (3), недвижим m (4), автентичен m (5)
ttbc|Interlingua: real
ttbc|Japanese: 実際の (じっさいの, jissai-no) (1), 本当の (ほんとうの, hontō-no) (1), (5) 実数 (じっすう, jissū) real number (3), 不動産 (ふどうさん, fudōsan) real estate (4)
ttbc|Norwegian: ekte
mid
ttbc|Romanian: adevărat (1), real (3), imobiliar (4)
ttbc|Spanish: real (1, 2, 3), auténtico m (5)
ttbc|Tamil: உண்மை (uNmai)

Adverb
en-adv|-

  1. US colloquial really.
Translations

Noun
en-noun

  1. math A real number.
Translations
real number

Anagrams
earl

Etymology 2
Portuguese, from L. regalis, regal

Pronunciation
UK: rāäl', /reɪˈɑːl/,/<tt>reI"A:l</tt>/
US: rāäl', /ɻeɪˈɑl/, /<tt>r\eI"Al</tt>/

Noun
en-noun|plreals|pl2reis

  1. A unit of currency used in Brazil, and formerly in Portugal.

Translations
trans-top|unit of currency
Dutch: real m
Bulgarian: реал m
Finnish: real#Finnish|real
trans-mid
French: réal m
Swedish: real#Swedish|real c
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Category:Currency
Category:English heteronyms


Crimean Tatar

Etymology
L.|crh realis#Latin|realis - real#English|real.

Adjective
real

  1. real#English|real (that can be characterized as a confirmation of truth; that has physical existence).

References
R:Useinov-Mireev 2002

Category:Crimean Tatar adjectives


German

Adjective
real

  1. That has physical existence.
  2. That is a version of a fact or statistic (especially in economics) that is intended to reflect key fundamental trends.

Portuguese

Adjective
real (plural: reais)

  1. real
  2. royal

Noun
real m (plural: reais)

  1. the real; real number
  2. (plural: réis) currency real
Related terms
realidade
realismo
realista
realístico
realizar
realmente

realengo
realeza
rei
reino


Romanian
L.|ro realis

Pronunciation
IPA|[re'al]|lang=ro

Adjective
ro-adj|4

  1. #English|real

Declension
ro-adj-4|real

Antonyms
nereal


Spanish

Etymology 1
L.|es res, rei

Adjective
es-adj|pl=reales

  1. #English|Real

Etymology 2
L.|es regalis|rega¯lis

Adjective
es-adj|pl=reales

  1. royal

Swedish

Noun
real c

  1. Short form of realskola.
  2. real#English|real; currency of Brazil and formerly Portugal

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