Definition for actually

adverb as in really; literally

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Example Sentences

An EUA signals the FDA has actually vetted a test to some extent.

We’ll have to wait and see how well Amazon’s service actually performs via the browser.

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Though approval doesn’t necessarily mean the plants will actually be built or become operational.

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Still, I had never heard a mayor or city official state openly that aldermen weren’t actually legislators — that is, not until this month.

Get credit card points you’ll actually useI love the feeling of racking up credit card points, then using them on a free flight home to see my family.

Have you looked around the American Dental Association website for an explanation of how fluoridation actually works?

And, in the case of fluoride, at least, that doubt might actually be justified.

The program has not made a final selection on which upgrades will actually be included in future versions of the F-35.

That would truly be a milestone to celebrate—until you see what that record “diversity” actually means.

One wants speech to be free, but one doesn't actually want to hear it.

It seems very strange that I shall actually know Liszt at last, after hearing of him so many years.

She had left her chair, meaning to go indoors and prepare for supper before Tony actually arrived.

On January 10, 1813, came the news that the Prussians had actually gone over to the enemy.

In the meanwhile, Planner grew actually enamoured of the Pantamorphica Association.

I am in favour of no one paying rates unless he has children actually at a Board School.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to actually, such as: absolutely, for real, genuinely, indeed, in fact, and literally.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.