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get real

Definition of get real

informal

  1. :  to start to think in a serious or reasonable way :  to stop having foolish ideas, hopes, etc. <We have to get real about this problem.> <You think you can get into Harvard with those grades? Get real.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

realplay
  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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