Undertaken in good faith.
Australian and New Zealand; authentic, genuine — often used with fair.
ETYM Late Lat. realis, from Latin res, rei, a thing: cf. French réel. Related to Rebus.
1. Not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin; SYN. true.
2. Being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory;SYN. existent.
3. Possible to be treated as fact; SYN. tangible.
4. Founded on practical matters.
5. Not to be taken lightly.
6. No less than what is stated; worthy of the name.
7. (Of property) Fixed or immovable.
8. (Economics) Being value measured in terms of purchasing power.
ETYM Latin regularis, from regula a rule, from regere to guide, to rule: cf. French régulier. Related to Rule.
Of geometric figures, having all angles and sides equal. Also, of solids, having bases comprised of regular polygons.
1. Conforming to a standard or pattern.
2. In accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle.
3. Not deviating from what is normal.
4. In accord with regular practice or procedure.
5. Relating to a person who does something regularly; SYN. steady.
6. Regularly scheduled for fixed times.
7. Officially full-time.
8. (Used of the military) Belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces.
9. Often used as intensifiers; SYN. veritable.
ETYM French véritable. Related to Verity.
Actual; real; true; genuine.
1. Precisely as stated.
2. Used to give emphasis to the relevance of the thing modified.
Genuinely; with authority; SYN. genuinely.