• Noun: any rational or irrational number
• Noun: an old small silver Spanish coin
• Adj: being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; not ghosts"; examples: "real objects", "real peopl", "a film based on real life", "a real illness", "real humility", "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfello"
• Adj: no less than what is stated; worthy of the name; examples: "the real reason", "real war", "a real friend", "a real woman", "meat and potatoes--I call that a real meal", "it's time he had a real job", "it's no penny-ante job--he's making real money"
• Adj: being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something; examples: "her actual motive", "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterto", "a genuine dilemma"
• Adj: not to be taken lightly; examples: "statistics demonstrate that poverty and unemployment are very real problems", "to the man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real"
• Adj: capable of being treated as fact; examples: "tangible evidence", "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"
• Adj: being value measured in terms of purchasing power; examples: "real prices", "real income", "real wages"
• Adj: having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary; examples: "the substantial world", "a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical", "most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespear"
• Adj: (of property) fixed or immovable; example: "real property consists of land and buildings"
• Adj: coinciding with reality; example: "perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception"- F.A.Olafso"
• Adv: used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal; examples: "she was very gifted", "he played very well", "a really enjoyable evening", "I'm real sorry about it", "a rattling good yarn"
To me a real patriot is like a real friend. Who's your real friend? It's the person who tells you the truth. That's who my real friends are. So, you know, I think as far as our country goes, we need more people who will do that.
Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking that to be my real name. But what's real? You can't find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best.
All phenomena are real in some sense, unreal in some sense, meaningless in some sense, real and meaningless in some sense, unreal and meaningless in some sense, and real and unreal and meaningless in some sense.
The very definition of the real becomes: that of which it is possible to give an equivalent reproduction. The real is not only what can be reproduced, but that which is always already reproduced. The hyper real.
I always look at films as real stories with real people in real situations. That's why I struggle with the whole notion of calling someone the 'good guy' or the 'bad guy,' because I think we all have potential to do good things and all have the potential to do bad things.
In the movies, they make you look good and tough, but in real life, it's completely the opposite. I do these ueber roles, I think, because in real life I'm quite shy and reserved. In real life, I'm a dork.
Normal is such a hard word to use, because everyone's idea of normal is different. Real is what the word is. I think you either live a real life or you live a weird celebrity pseudolife. I think I lead a really real life.
Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness and good humor and with more real resignation to the necessary course of things, than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended resignation to the will of God.