Actual and Existing


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Actual adjective – Existing in fact and not merely as a possibility.
Existing is a synonym for actual. In some cases you can use "Existing" instead the word "Actual" as an adjective or an adverb.
Nearby Words: actualize, actually, actuality, actuation, actualization
Synonyms for Actual


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Existing adjective – Having being at the present time.
Actual is a synonym for existing in existent topic. You can use "Actual" instead the word "Existing" as an adjective or an adverb.
Nearby Words: exist, existent, existence, existed
Synonyms for Existing

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  • Function: Popping up in comments and informing the Trope Creator that their fledgling page is extremely similar to an existing trope that it, in actual fact, bears no resemblance to whatsoever.
  • Similarly, technology is often all over the place, with Iron, Bronze, and Stone-age weapons existing alongside actual Middle Age- and early Renaissance-era weapons.
  • Just Plane Wrong The actual U-2s were designed specifically to fly so high that then-existing anti-aircraft weaponry couldn't reach them.
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