Synonyms of actual in English:

actual


See definition of actual

adjective

1‘they suffered actual physical harm’

SYNONYMS
real, true, genuine, authentic, verified, attested, confirmed, definite, hard, plain, clear, clear-cut, undeniable, veritable
existing, existent, manifest, substantial, non-fictional, factual, unquestionable, indisputable
effective, realistic
de facto, bona fide
informal real live, honest-to-goodness, your actual
rare unimaginary
ANTONYMS

notional, non-existent


Phrases

    in actual fact

    ‘the sale of shares, which had been criticized for not having been adequately publicized, was in actual fact over-subscribed’


    SYNONYMS

    really, in fact, in actuality, in point of fact, as a matter of fact, in reality, actually, in truth, if truth be told, to tell the truth

    dated

    indeed, truly

    archaic

    in sooth, verily

    rare

    in the concrete