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actual    : ['æktʃəwəl] ['ækʃəl]
Actual \Ac"tu*al\, n. (Finance)
Something actually received; real, as distinct from
estimated, receipts. [Cant]
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The accounts of revenues supplied . . . were not real
receipts: not, in financial language, "actuals," but
only Egyptian budget estimates. --Fortnightly
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Actual \Ac"tu*al\ (#; 135), a. [OE. actuel, F. actuel, L.
actualis, fr. agere to do, act.]
1. Involving or comprising action; active. [Obs.]
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Her walking and other actual performances. --Shak.
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Let your holy and pious intention be actual; that is
. . . by a special prayer or action, . . . given to
God. --Jer. Taylor.
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2. Existing in act or reality; really acted or acting; in
fact; real; -- opposed to {potential}, {possible},
{virtual}, {speculative}, {conceivable}, {theoretical}, or
{nominal}; as, the actual cost of goods; the actual case
under discussion.
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3. In action at the time being; now exiting; present; as the
actual situation of the country.
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{Actual cautery}. See under {Cautery}.

{Actual sin} (Theol.), that kind of sin which is done by
ourselves in contradistinction to "original sin."
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Syn: Real; genuine; positive; certain. See {Real}.
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adj 1: presently existing in fact and not merely potential or
possible; "the predicted temperature and the actual
temperature were markedly different"; "actual and
imagined conditions" [synonym: {actual}, {existent}] [ant:
{possible}, {potential}]
2: taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated; "we saw
the actual wedding on television"; "filmed the actual
3: 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" [synonym: {actual},
{genuine}, {literal}, {real}]
4: existing in act or fact; "rocks and trees...the actual
world"; "actual heroism"; "the actual things that produced
the emotion you experienced" [synonym: {actual}, {factual}]
5: being or existing at the present moment; "the ship's actual
position is 22 miles due south of Key West"

110 Moby Thesaurus words for "actual":
absolute, admitting no question, as is, ascertained, attested,
authentic, authenticated, being, bona fide, categorically true,
certain, certified, commonplace, concrete, confirmable, confirmed,
contemporaneous, contemporary, corroborated, current, de facto,
demonstrable, demonstratable, demonstrated, determined,
documentary, effectual, established, everyday, existent, existing,
extant, factual, for real, fresh, genuine, hard, historical,
honest-to-God, immanent, immediate, inappealable, incontestable,
incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, instant, irrefragable,
irrefutable, latest, legitimate, manifest, material, modern, new,
not in error, objective, objectively true, ordinary, phenomenal,
physical, positive, present, present-age, present-day,
present-time, provable, proved, real, realistic, realized, routine,
running, self-evident, solid, substantial, substantiated,
sure-enough, tangible, testable, that be, that is, topical, true,
true as gospel, true to life, truthful, unanswerable, unconfutable,
unconfuted, undeniable, undenied, undoubted, unerroneous,
unfallacious, unfalse, unimpeachable, unmistaken, unquestionable,
unrefutable, unrefuted, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute, usual,
validated, veracious, veridical, verifiable, verified, veritable

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