Textual thesaurus for "real"

(adj) tangible

capable of being treated as fact

tangible evidence; his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor

(adj) material, substantial

having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary

the substantial world; a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical; most ponderous and substantial things- Shakespeare

(adj) existent

being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory

real objects; real people; not ghosts; a film based on real life; a real illness; real humility; Life is real! Life is earnest!- Longfellow

(adj) veridical

coinciding with reality

perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception- F.A.Olafson

(adj) genuine, literal, actual

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

(adv) rattling, really, very

used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal

she was very gifted; he played very well; a really enjoyable evening; I'm real sorry about it; a rattling good yarn

(noun) real number

any rational or irrational number