the real thing

Definition of the real thing

  1. :  something that is genuine and not a copy or imitation :  something that is truly valuable or important The diamond turned out to be the real thing. You've done very well in your training. Let's just hope you're ready for the real thing.

Word by Word Definitions

realplay
  1. :  of or relating to fixed, permanent, or immovable things (such 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, really

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

  1. :  a former monetary unit and coin of Portugal

thingplay
  1. :  an object or entity not precisely designated or capable of being designated

    :  an inanimate object distinguished from a living being

    :  a separate and distinct individual quality, fact, idea, or usually entity


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