in real life

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Definition of in real life

: in a real situation : in actual existence
  • We can laugh at things in movies that would scare us in real life.

Word by Word Definitions

real play
  1. : having objective independent existence

  2. : not artificial, fraudulent, or illusory : genuine

  3. : occurring or existing in actuality

  1. : very, really

  1. : a real thing

  1. : the basic monetary unit of Brazil — see Money Table

  2. : a former monetary unit and coin of Portugal

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

life play
  1. : the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

  2. : a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

  3. : an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. : of or relating to animate being

  2. : lifelong

  3. : using a living model


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