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English

Etymology 1

Relating to things, from Old French reel, from Late Latin realis actual, from Latin res matter, thing, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

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Noun

Singular
real

Plural
{{{1}}}

real ({{{1}}})
  1. A commodity; see reality.
  2. (grammar) One of the three genders that the common gender can be separated into in the Scandinavian languages.
  3. (mathematics) A real number.
Translations

Adjective

real (comparative er, superlative more)

Positive
real

Comparative
er

Superlative
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.
  3. (economics) Having been adjusted to remove the effects of inflation; contrasted with nominal.
    My dad calculated my family's real consumption per month.
    What is the real GNP of this polity?
  4. (economics) Relating to the result of the actions of rational agents; relating to neoclassical economic models as opposed to Keynesian models.
  5. (mathematics, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Being either a rational number, or the limit of a convergent infinite sequence of rational numbers: being one of a set of numbers with a one-to-one correspondence to the points on a line.
  6. (law) Relating to immovable tangible property.
    real estate
    real property
  7. That is an exemplary or pungent instance of a class or type.
    This is a real problem.
    Some say he is a real hero.
  8. Genuine, not faked.
    These are real tears!
  9. Genuine, not artificial.
    This is real leather.
  10. (slang) Signifying meritorious qualities or actions especially in regards to enjoying life, prowess at sports and success wooing potential partners.
    I'm keeping it real.
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Adverb

real (not comparable)

Positive
real

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (US) (colloquial) really.
Translations
See really

Anagrams

Etymology 2

Portuguese, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] regalis, regal

Pronunciation

  • (UK) rāäl', /reɪˈɑːl/,/reI"A:l/
  • (US) enPR: rāäl', IPA: /ɻeɪˈɑl/, SAMPA: /r\eI"Al/

Noun

Singular
real

Plural
{{{1}}}

real ({{{1}}})
  1. Former unit of currency of Spain and Spain's colonies.
  2. A unit of currency used in Brazil, and formerly in Portugal.
  3. A coin worth one real.
Translations

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:crh:Template:lang:la derivations]] realis - real.

Adjective

real

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

Synonyms

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

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: reais) currency real

Related terms

real
royal

Romanian

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] realis

Pronunciation

Adjective

real 4 nom/acc forms

  1. real

Declension


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Spanish

Etymology 1

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] res, rei

Adjective

real m. and f. (plural reales)

  1. Real

Etymology 2

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] rega¯lis

Adjective

real m. and f. (plural reales)

  1. royal

Swedish

Noun

real c.

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

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