Synonyms of actual in English:

actual


See definition of actual

adjective

1‘they suffered actual physical harm’

SYNONYMS

real, true, genuine, authentic, verified, attested, confirmed, definite, hard, plain, clear, clear-cut, undeniable, veritable

existing, existent, manifest, substantial, non-fictional, factual, unquestionable, indisputable

effective, realistic

de facto, bona fide

informal real live, honest-to-goodness, your actual

rare unimaginary

ANTONYMS

notional, non-existent


Phrases

    in actual fact

      ‘the sale of shares, which had been criticized for not having been adequately publicized, was in actual fact over-subscribed’

      SYNONYMS

      really, in fact, in actuality, in point of fact, as a matter of fact, in reality, actually, in truth, if truth be told, to tell the truth

      dated

      indeed, truly

      archaic

      in sooth, verily

      rare

      in the concrete