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1. really

adverb. ['ˈrɪli, ˈriːli'] in accordance with truth or fact or reality.

Synonyms

  • genuinely

Antonyms

  • insincere
  • insubstantiality

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • real (English)
  • reel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Really

  • shalikashvili
  • automobili
  • piccirilli
  • swahili
  • santilli
  • pistilli
  • petrilli
  • mcneilly
  • mcneely
  • mcneeley
  • mcnealy
  • mcneally
  • mckneely
  • mcfeely
  • marzilli
  • marsili
  • langille
  • morreale
  • meneely
  • demille
  • conneely
  • zerilli
  • verrilli
  • steely
  • steeley
  • stealey
  • quealy
  • ideally
  • greely
  • greeley

How do you pronounce really?

Pronounce really as ˈrɪli.

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UK - How to pronounce really in British English

Sentences with really


1. Adverb
You might learn that she really just wants someone to pay attention to her.

Quotes about really


1. There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.
- Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

2. What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.
- J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

3. You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.
- Vernon Howard

2. really

adverb. ['ˈrɪli, ˈriːli'] in actual fact.

Antonyms

  • ordinary

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • real (English)
  • reel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. really

adverb. ['ˈrɪli, ˈriːli'] used as intensifiers; real' is sometimes used informally forreally'; `rattling' is informal.

Synonyms

  • rattling
  • very

Antonyms

  • unrealistic
  • unreal
  • unreality

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • real (English)
  • reel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. really

adverb. ['ˈrɪli, ˈriːli'] in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers).

Synonyms

  • in truth

Antonyms

  • false
  • frivolous

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • real (English)
  • reel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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