- actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact; not imagined or supposed；used to emphasize the significance or seriousness of a situation
- really; very
- 1. actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact; not imagined or supposed Julius Caesar was a real person her many illnesses, real and imaginary 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ used to emphasize the significance or seriousness of a situation there is a real danger of civil war the competitive threat from overseas is very real
- ▪ relating to something as it is, not merely as it may be described or distinguished Locke's distinction between the real and nominal essence of substances
- 2. (of a thing) not imitation or artificial; genuine the earring was presumably real gold 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ true or actual his real name is James this isn't my real reason for coming 同義詞
- ▪ rightly so called; proper he's my idea of a real man 同義詞
- 3. informal complete; utter (used for emphasis) the tour turned out to be a real disaster 同義詞
- 4. adjusted for changes in the value of money; assessed by purchasing power real incomes had fallen by 30 per cent an increase in real terms of 11.6 per cent
- 5. (of a number or quantity) having no imaginary part.
- 6. (of an image) of a kind in which the light that forms it actually passes through it; not virtual.
- 1. North American informal really; very my head hurts real bad