Definition: 'Really'

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  • Length: 6 characters
  • Syllables: 2

Results for word: really

Lexical Information:
  • ACTUALLY means 'in fact' or 'really'
  • ACTUALLY does NOT mean 'now'
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Adverb of degree
  • Adverbs can modify Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Nouns, Pronouns and whole Sentences
  • Adverb
Spelling Notes:
  • Adjectives ending -L usually add -LY to become adverbs- REAL becomes REALLY, etc
Other Comments:
  • French and other speakers beware- examiners love this- it's a false friend

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