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Definition of for real


  1. 1 :  true and genuine <The information is for real.>

  2. 2 US :  honest and serious <He convinced us that he was for real and really wanted to help.>

  3. 3 US :  genuinely good, skillful, etc. <The team has proven that it's for real this year.>

  4. 4 :  seriously or truly <He's in trouble for real.> <They were just pretending to argue before, but now they're doing it for real.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of or relating to fixed, permanent, or immovable things (as lands or tenements)

    :  not artificial, fraudulent, or illusory :  genuine

    :  being precisely what the name implies

  1. :  a real thing

    :  a mathematically real quantity

  1. :  very

  1. :  a former monetary unit and coin of Spain and its possessions

  1. :  a former monetary unit and coin of Portugal

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