Definition of Actual in English :
Define Actual in English
Actual meaning in English
Meaning of Actual in English
Pronunciation of Actual in English
Actual pronunciation in English
Pronounce Actual in Englishsee synonyms of actual
1. actual, existent
presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
Example Sentences:'the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different''actual and imagined conditions'
taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated
Example Sentences:'we saw the actual wedding on television''filmed the actual beating'
being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
Example Sentences:'her actual motive''a literal solitude like a desert''a genuine dilemma'
4. actual, factual
existing in act or fact
Example Sentences:'rocks and trees...the actual world''actual heroism''the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced'
being or existing at the present moment
Example Sentences:'the ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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