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Synonyms for actuallyˈæk tʃu ə li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. actually, really(adverb)

    in actual fact

    in truth, truly, genuinely, real, really, in reality, actually, very, rattling

  2. actually, in reality(adverb)

    used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly

    really, in reality, actually

  3. actually(adverb)

    at the present moment

    really, in reality

  4. actually(adverb)

    as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis

    really, in reality


  1. actually(adverb)

    truthfully, in reality, really, literally

  2. actually(adverb)

    In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively.

    in reality, really, literally, truthfully

  3. actually(adverb)


    really, truthfully, literally, in reality

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. actually(ad.)

    really, truly, absolutely, positively, verily, indeed, in fact, in reality, as a matter of fact, in truth

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

really, indeed, truly, genuinely, effectively, real, already, basically, even, virtually

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