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Overview of adj actual

The adj actual has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (22) actual, existent

(presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible; "the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different"; "actual and imagined conditions")

2. (8) actual

(taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated; "we saw the actual wedding on television"; "filmed the actual beating")

3. (3) actual, genuine, literal, real

(being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something; "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma")

4. (2) actual, factual

(existing in act or fact; "rocks and trees...the actual world"; "actual heroism"; "the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced")

5. actual

(being or existing at the present moment; "the ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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