Definition of Actual


  • being or existing at the present moment
    "the ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West"
  • existing in act or fact
    "rocks and trees...the actual world"
    "actual heroism"
    "the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced"
  • 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"
  • taking place in reality
    not pretended or imitated
    "we saw the actual wedding on television"
    "filmed the actual beating"
  • presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
    "the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different"
    "actual and imagined conditions"
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Word games points for the Actual

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Unscramble actual

33 unscramble word found using the letters actual.

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