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 for Real
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Real \Re*al"\ (r[asl]*[aum]l"), a.
     Royal; regal; kingly. [Obs.] "The blood real of Thebes."
     --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Real \Re"al\ (r[=e]"al), a. [LL. realis, fr. L. res, rei, a
     thing: cf. F. r['e]el. Cf. Rebus.]
     1. Actually being or existing; not fictitious or imaginary;
        as, a description of real life.
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              Whereat I waked, and found
              Before mine eyes all real, as the dream
              Had lively shadowed.                  --Milton.
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     2. True; genuine; not artificial, counterfeit, or factitious;
        often opposed to ostensible; as, the real reason; real
        Madeira wine; real ginger.
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              Whose perfection far excelled
              Hers in all real dignity.             --Milton.
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     3. Relating to things, not to persons. [Obs.]
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              Many are perfect in men's humors that are not
              greatly capable of the real part of business.
                                                    --Bacon.
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     4. (Alg.) Having an assignable arithmetical or numerical
        value or meaning; not imaginary.
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     5. (Law) Pertaining to things fixed, permanent, or immovable,
        as to lands and tenements; as, real property, in
        distinction from personal or movable property.
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     Chattels real (Law), such chattels as are annexed to, or
        savor of, the realty, as terms for years of land. See
        Chattel.
  
     Real action (Law), an action for the recovery of real
        property.
  
     Real assets (Law), lands or real estate in the hands of the
        heir, chargeable with the debts of the ancestor.
  
     Real composition (Eccl. Law), an agreement made between the
        owner of lands and the parson or vicar, with consent of
        the ordinary, that such lands shall be discharged from
        payment of tithes, in consequence of other land or
        recompense given to the parson in lieu and satisfaction
        thereof. --Blackstone.
  
     Real estate or Real property, lands, tenements, and
        hereditaments; freehold interests in landed property;
        property in houses and land. --Kent. --Burrill.
  
     Real presence (R. C. Ch.), the actual presence of the body
        and blood of Christ in the eucharist, or the conversion of
        the substance of the bread and wine into the real body and
        blood of Christ; transubstantiation. In other churches
        there is a belief in a form of real presence, not however
        in the sense of transubstantiation.
  
     Real servitude, called also Predial servitude (Civil
        Law), a burden imposed upon one estate in favor of another
        estate of another proprietor. --Erskine. --Bouvier.
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     Syn: Actual; true; genuine; authentic.
  
     Usage: Real, Actual. Real represents a thing to be a
            substantive existence; as, a real, not imaginary,
            occurrence. Actual refers to it as acted or performed;
            and, hence, when we wish to prove a thing real, we
            often say, "It actually exists," "It has actually been
            done." Thus its reality is shown by its actuality.
            Actual, from this reference to being acted, has
            recently received a new signification, namely,
            present; as, the actual posture of affairs; since what
            is now in action, or going on, has, of course, a
            present existence. An actual fact; a real sentiment.
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                  For he that but conceives a crime in thought,
                  Contracts the danger of an actual fault.
                                                    --Dryden.
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                  Our simple ideas are all real; all agree to the
                  reality of things.                --Locke.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Real \Re"al\ (r[=e]"al), n. [Sp., fr. real royal, L. regalis.
     See Regal, and cf. Ree a coin.]
     A former small Spanish silver coin; also, a denomination of
     money of account, formerly the unit of the Spanish monetary
     system.
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     Note: A
  
     real of plate (coin) varied in value according to the time
        of its coinage, from 121/2 down to 10 cents, or from 61/2
        to 5 pence sterling. The
  
     real vellon, or money of account, was nearly equal to five
        cents, or 21/2 pence sterling. In 1871 the coinage of
        Spain was assimilated to that of the Latin Union, of which
        the franc is the unit. The peseta was introduced in 1868,
        and continued as the official currency of Spain (splitting
        temporarily into Nationalist and Republican pesetas during
        the civil war of the 1930's) until 2002. In 2002, the euro
        became the official currency of Spain and most other
        nations of the European Union.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Real \Re"al\ (r[=e]"al), n.
     A realist. [Obs.] --Burton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  real
      adv 1: 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" [syn: very, really, real, rattling]
      adj 1: 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!"- Longfellow [syn: real, existent] [ant:
             unreal]
      2: 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"
         [ant: unreal]
      3: 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"
      4: capable of being treated as fact; "tangible evidence"; "his
         brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the
         poor" [syn: real, tangible]
      5: being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of
         something; "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a
         desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma" [syn: actual,
         genuine, literal, real]
      6: of, relating to, or representing an amount that is corrected
         for inflation; "real prices"; "real income"; "real wages"
         [ant: nominal]
      7: 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"- Shakespeare [syn: substantial, real, material]
         [ant: insubstantial, unreal, unsubstantial]
      8: (of property) fixed or immovable; "real property consists of
         land and buildings"
      9: coinciding with reality; "perceptual error...has a surprising
         resemblance to veridical perception"- F.A.Olafson [syn:
         veridical, real]
      n 1: any rational or irrational number [syn: real number,
           real]
      2: the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos
      3: an old small silver Spanish coin

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  235 Moby Thesaurus words for "real":
     Gaussian integer, absolute, actual, admitting no question,
     algebraic number, algorismic, algorithmic, aliquot, almighty,
     appreciable, ascertained, attested, authentic, authenticated,
     awfully, bona fide, candid, card-carrying, cardinal,
     cardinal number, categorically true, certain, certified,
     complex number, concrete, confirmable, confirmed, corporeal,
     corroborated, de facto, decimal, defective number, demonstrable,
     demonstratable, demonstrated, determined, differential, digital,
     dinkum, documentary, earnest, effectual, essential, established,
     even, even number, exceedingly, existent, exponential, factual,
     feodal, feudal, feudatory, figural, figurate, figurative, finite,
     finite number, following the letter, for real, fraction,
     fractional, genuine, good, heartfelt, historical, honest,
     honest-to-God, imaginary, imaginary number, impair, impossible,
     inappealable, inartificial, incontestable, incontrovertible,
     indisputable, indubitable, infinite, infinity, integer, integral,
     intrinsic, irrational, irrational number, irrefragable,
     irrefutable, just, lawful, legal, legitimate, licit, lifelike,
     literal, logarithmic, logometric, loyal, manorial, material,
     mightily, mighty, mixed number, natural, naturalistic, negative,
     not in error, numeral, numerary, numerative, numeric,
     objectively true, odd, official, only too, ordinal, original, pair,
     palpable, physical, polygonal number, ponderable, positive,
     possible, powerful, powerfully, praedial, pretty, prime,
     prime number, proper, provable, proved, pure, pure imaginary,
     quite, radical, rational, rational number, real number, realistic,
     really, reciprocal, rectangular number, right, rightful,
     round number, seigneurial, seignioral, self-evident, sensible,
     serial number, simon-pure, simple, sincere, so, solid, sterling,
     submultiple, substantial, substantiated, substantive, surd,
     sure-enough, tangible, terribly, terrifically, testable,
     transcendental, transcendental number, transfinite number, true,
     true as gospel, true to life, true to nature, true to reality,
     trusted, trustworthy, truthful, unadulterated, unaffected,
     unanswerable, unassumed, unassuming, uncolored, unconcocted,
     unconfutable, unconfuted, uncopied, uncounterfeited, undeniable,
     undenied, undisguised, undisguising, undistorted, undoubted,
     unerroneous, unexaggerated, unfabricated, unfallacious, unfalse,
     unfanciful, unfeigned, unfeigning, unfictitious, unflattering,
     unimagined, unimitated, unimpeachable, uninvented, unlikely,
     unmistaken, unpretended, unpretending, unqualified, unquestionable,
     unrefutable, unrefuted, unromantic, unsimulated, unspecious,
     unsynthetic, unvarnished, valid, validated, veracious, verbal,
     verbatim, veridical, verifiable, verified, verisimilar, veritable,
     very, whole number, word-for-word
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  real
   adj.
  
      Not simulated. Often used as a specific antonym to virtual in any of its
      jargon senses.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  real
  
     1. Not simulated.  Often used as a specific antonym to
     virtual in any of its jargon senses.
  
     2.  real number.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1997-03-12)
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  REAL. A term which is applied to land in its most enlarged signification. 
  Real security, therefore, means the security of mortgages or other 
  incumbrances affecting lands. 2 Atk. 806; S. C. 2 Ves. sen. 547. 
       2. In the civil law, real has not the same meaning as it has in the 
  common law. There it signifies what relates to a thing, whether it be 
  movable or immovable, lands or goods; thus, a real injury is one which is 
  done to a thing, as a trespass to property, whether it be real or personal 
  in the common law sense. A real statute is one which relates to a thing, in 
  contradistinction to such as relate to a person, 
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Real -- U.S. County in Texas
     Population (2000):    3047
     Housing Units (2000): 2007
     Land area (2000):     699.912987 sq. miles (1812.766238 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.130253 sq. miles (0.337354 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    700.043240 sq. miles (1813.103592 sq. km)
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             29.776707 N, 99.872864 W
     Headwords:
      Real
      Real, TX
      Real County
      Real County, TX
  

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