Meaning & Definition of Really in English
1. In accordance with truth or fact or reality
- "She was now truly american"
- "A genuinely open society"
- "They don't really listen to us"
- truly ,
- genuinely ,
2. In actual fact
- "To be nominally but not actually independent"
- "No one actually saw the shark"
- "Large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt"
- actually ,
3. In fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)
- "In truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the roman empire"
- "Really, you shouldn't have done it"
- "A truly awful book"
- in truth ,
- really ,
4. 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"
- very ,
- really ,
- real ,
Examples of using
I've got a feeling Tom doesn't really know how to speak French.
I see you are a really lewd stud... Get on your knees and start licking my wet cunt! From now on, you are my tame sex toy.
Eternity is a really long time.