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Real vs. Regal

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Realadjective

True, genuine, not merely nominal or apparent.

Regaladjective

Of or relating to royalty.

‘regal authority;’; ‘the regal title’;

Realadjective

Genuine, not artificial, counterfeit, or fake.

‘This is real leather.’;

Regaladjective

Befitting a king, queen, emperor, or empress.

Realadjective

Genuine, unfeigned, sincere.

‘These are real tears!’;

Regalnoun

(musical instruments) A small, portable organ whose sound is produced by beating reeds without amplifying resonators. Its tone is keen and rich in harmonics. The regal was common in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; today it has been revived for the performance of music from those times.

Realadjective

Actually being, existing, or occurring; not fictitious or imaginary.

‘a description of real life’;

Regalnoun

An organ stop of the reed family, furnished with a normal beating reed, but whose resonator is a fraction of its natural length. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries these stops took a multitude of forms. Today only one survives that is of universal currency, the so-called Vox Humana.

Realadjective

That has objective, physical existence.

‘No one has ever seen a real unicorn.’;

Regaladjective

Of or pertaining to a king; kingly; royal; as, regal authority, pomp, or sway.

‘He made a scorn of his regal oath.’;

Realadjective

(economics) Having been adjusted to remove the effects of inflation; measured in purchasing power contrast nominal.

‘My dad calculated my family's real consumption per month.’; ‘What is the real GNP of this polity?’;

Regalnoun

A small portable organ, played with one hand, the bellows being worked with the other, - used in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Realadjective

(economics) Relating to the result of the actions of rational agents; relating to neoclassical economic models as opposed to Keynesian models.

Regaladjective

belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler;

‘golden age of imperial splendor’; ‘purple tyrant’; ‘regal attire’; ‘treated with royal acclaim’; ‘the royal carriage of a stag's head’;

Realadjective

Being either a rational number, or the limit of a convergent infinite sequence of rational numbers: being one of a set of numbers with a one-to-one correspondence to the points on a line.

Realadjective

(legal) Relating to immovable tangible property.

‘real estate;’; ‘real property’;

Realadjective

Absolute, complete, utter.

‘This is a real problem.’;

Realadjective

(slang) Signifying meritorious qualities or actions especially as regard the enjoyment of life, prowess at sports, or success wooing potential partners.

‘I'm keeping it real.’;

Realadverb

Really, very.

Realnoun

A commodity; see realty.

Realnoun

(grammar) One of the three genders that the common gender can be separated into in the Scandinavian languages.

Realnoun

(mathematics) A real number.

Realnoun

(obsolete) A realist.

Realnoun

Former unit of currency of Spain and Spain's colonies.

Realnoun

A coin worth one real.

Realnoun

A unit of currency used in Portugal and its colonies from 1430 until 1911, and in Brazil from 1790 until 1942

Realnoun

A coin worth one real.

Realnoun

A unit of currency used in Brazil since 1994. Symbol: R$.

Realnoun

A coin worth one real.

Realnoun

A former small Spanish silver coin; also, a denomination of money of account, formerly the unit of the Spanish monetary system.

Realnoun

A realist.

Realadjective

Royal; regal; kingly.

Realadjective

Actually being or existing; not fictitious or imaginary; as, a description of real life.

‘Whereat I waked, and foundBefore mine eyes all real, as the dreamHad lively shadowed.’;

Realadjective

True; genuine; not artificial, counterfeit, or factitious; often opposed to ostensible; as, the real reason; real Madeira wine; real ginger.

‘Whose perfection far excelledHers in all real dignity.’;

Realadjective

Relating to things, not to persons.

‘Many are perfect in men's humors that are not greatly capable of the real part of business.’;

Realadjective

Having an assignable arithmetical or numerical value or meaning; not imaginary.

Realadjective

Pertaining to things fixed, permanent, or immovable, as to lands and tenements; as, real property, in distinction from personal or movable property.

‘For he that but conceives a crime in thought,Contracts the danger of an actual fault.’; ‘Our simple ideas are all real; all agree to the reality of things.’;

Realnoun

any rational or irrational number

Realnoun

an old small silver Spanish coin

Realadjective

being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory;

‘real objects’; ‘real people; not ghosts’; ‘a film based on real life’; ‘a real illness’; ‘real humility’; ‘Life is real! Life is earnest!’;

Realadjective

no less than what is stated; worthy of the name;

‘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’;

Realadjective

being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something;

‘her actual motive’; ‘a literal solitude like a desert’; ‘a genuine dilemma’;

Realadjective

not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin;

‘real mink’; ‘true gold’;

Realadjective

not to be taken lightly;

‘statistics demonstrate that poverty and unemployment are very real problems’; ‘to the man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real’;

Realadjective

possible to be treated as fact;

‘tangible evidence’; ‘his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor’;

Realadjective

being value measured in terms of purchasing power;

‘real prices’; ‘real income’; ‘real wages’;

Realadjective

having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary;

‘the substantial world’; ‘a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical’; ‘most ponderous and substantial things’;

Realadjective

(of property) fixed or immovable;

‘real property consists of land and buildings; real estate’;

Realadjective

coinciding with reality;

‘perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception’;

Realadjective

founded on practical matters;

‘a recent graduate experiencing the real world for the first time’;

Realadverb

used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal;

‘she was very gifted’; ‘he played very well’; ‘a really enjoyable evening’; ‘I'm real sorry about it’; ‘a rattling good yarn’;

Realadjective

actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact; not imagined or supposed

‘Julius Caesar was a real person’; ‘her many illnesses, real and imaginary’;

Realadjective

used to emphasize the significance or seriousness of a situation

‘the competitive threat from overseas is very real’; ‘there is a real danger of civil war’;

Realadjective

relating to something as it is, not merely as it may be described or distinguished

‘Locke's distinction between the real and nominal essence of substances’;

Realadjective

(of a thing) not imitation or artificial; genuine

‘the earring was presumably real gold’;

Realadjective

true or actual

‘this isn't my real reason for coming’; ‘his real name is James’;

Realadjective

rightly so called; proper

‘he's my idea of a real man’;

Realadjective

complete; utter (used for emphasis)

‘the tour turned out to be a real disaster’;

Realadjective

adjusted for changes in the value of money; assessed by purchasing power

‘real incomes had fallen by 30 per cent’; ‘an increase in real terms of 11.6 per cent’;

Realadjective

(of a number or quantity) having no imaginary part.

Realadjective

(of an image) of a kind in which the light that forms it actually passes through it; not virtual.

Realadverb

really; very

‘my head hurts real bad’;

Realnoun

the basic monetary unit of Brazil since 1994, equal to 100 centavos.

Realnoun

a former coin and monetary unit of various Spanish-speaking countries.

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