Definition of the real thing
- 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.
: of or relating to fixed, permanent, or immovable things (such as lands or tenements)
: not artificial, fraudulent, or illusory : genuine
: occurring or existing in actuality
: a real thing
: very, really
: a former monetary unit and coin of Spain and its possessions
: a former monetary unit and coin of Portugal
: the basic monetary unit of Brazil — see Money Table
: 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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