meaning of actually

actually meaning in General Dictionary

earnestly

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  • currently moment
  • in reality
  • as a sentence modifier to add minor focus
  • accustomed imply you might expect the fact is the alternative of the stated; interestingly
  • definitely.
  • In act or perhaps in fact; truly; in reality; ina positive manner

actually meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 15c., "in reality, in fact" (as opposed to in chance), from real + -ly (2). Indicating "actively, vigorously" is from mid-15c.; that "at this time, at present" is from 1660s. As an extensive added to a statement and recommending "as a matter of fact, actually, in fact" it's attested from 1762.


actually meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) Actively.

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  • (adv.) In act or perhaps in reality; really; in reality; ina positive manner

Sentence Examples with the word actually

They could actually put perioeci to death without trial, if we may believe Isocrates (xii.

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