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Meaning of REALLY

Pronunciation:  'reeulee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  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"
  2. [adv]  in accordance with truth or fact or reality; "she was now truly American"; "a genuinely open society"; "they don't really listen to us"
  3. [adv]  (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers) "in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire"; "really, you shouldn't have done it"; "a truly awful book"; (`forsooth' is archaic and now usually used to express disbelief)
  4. [adv]  in actual fact; "to be nominally but not actually independent"; "no one actually saw the shark"; "large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt"
 

REALLY is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: actually, forsooth, genuinely, in truth, rattling, real, truly, very
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re"al*ly`\, adv.
    Royally. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
  2. \Re"al*ly\, adv.
    In a real manner; with or in reality; actually; in truth.
    
          Whose anger is really but a short fit of madness.
                                                   --Swift.
    
    Note: Really is often used familiarly as a slight
          corroboration of an opinion or a declaration.
    
                Why, really, sixty-five is somewhat old. --Young.
    
    
 

 

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