Meaning of ACTUAL in English

adj. Function: adjective

1 existing in act FF1C; our actual intentions FF1E;

Synonyms: existent, extant

Antonyms: possible, potential

2 existing in or based on fact FF1C; problems of actual life FF1E;

Synonyms: absolute, factual, genuine, hard, positive, sure-enough

Related Words: commonplace, everyday, ordinary, routine, usual; concrete, real, tangible

Contrasted Words: conjectural, hypothetical, theoretical; putative, reputed, supposititious

Antonyms: apparent, nominal


Synonyms: REAL 3, indisputable, true, undeniable, unfabled, veridical

Related Words: material, objective, phenomenal, physical; authentic, bona fide, legitimate

Contrasted Words: abstract, transcendent, transcendental; academic, speculative, theoretical; fabulous, fictitious, mythical

Antonyms: ideal; imaginary

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.