1) Involving or comprising action; active.

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.

3) In action at the time being; now exiting; present; as the actual situation of the country.


1) Something actually received; real, as distinct from estimated, receipts.

Example Sentences for


1) Analysis of an Actual experiment found this to be false when it was found that to collapse a quantum wave-function , measurement alone is sufficient -LRB- for example by a Geiger counter -RRB- , rather than conscious observation of the measurement
2) What matters, for this deeply suspect doctrine, is the sheer intensity of your commitment, not its Actual content.
3) The Actual acquisition frequency and value usually depend on the joysticks resistance inside , noise , CPU speed and the total joystick-capacitors RC time constant
4) The Actual rural community is one of struggling tenant farmers and a bull-headed resistance to change.
5) Technically the term Pilgrimage of Grace only refers to the uprising around York , but sometimes it is used in relation to the risings in general which took place around Northern England ; first from Lincolnshire , twelve days before the Actual Pilgrimage of Grace
6) The expression planned language is sometimes used to mean international auxiliary languages and other languages designed for Actual use in human communication
7) A good deal of modernist art leaps from the private to the eternal with nothing much in between; and Woolf sometimes links the private self to the communal one by taking a detour around Actual history.
8) The Actual source for perturbation is still unclear , but is presumed to be one or more of the nearby orbiting moons
9) Pamela is sometimes made to speak as no Actual maidservant would, which is one indication that Richardson’s writing is not full-blown realism.
10) Technically the term Pilgrimage of Grace refers specifically and inclusively to the uprising around York , though sometimes it is used in relation to the risings in general which took place around Northern England ; first from Lincolnshire , twelve days before the Actual Pilgrimage of Grace
11) The municipality has a permanent population of around 5,800 people , although the Actual population varies considerably through the seasons as tourists come and go
12) Through these studies , Kornberg has created an Actual picture of how transcription works at a molecular level
13) It is thus the only one of Charlotte’s novels to sound a semi-tragic note – though the end of Jane Eyre is ominously overshadowed by an echo of the spiritual absolutism of St John Rivers, who is allowed the last word now that he no longer poses an Actual threat.
14) This color may also be called light floral lavender as it is the color of the lighter outer part of the Actual flower of the lavender plant
15) Monarchs may be autocrats -LRB- absolute monarchy -RRB- or may be ceremonial heads of state who exercise little or no power or only reserve power , with Actual authority vested in a parliament or other body -LRB- constitutional monarchy -RRB-
16) The Actual rural community is one of struggling tenant farmers and a bull-headed resistance to change.
17) Since it links theoretically derived probabilities to their Actual frequency of occurrence in the real world , the law of large numbers is considered as a pillar in the history of statistical theory
18) Once both ISA and microarchitecture have been specified , the Actual device needs to be designed into hardware
19) But you left me without a word, beyond a bald confession of the Actual horrible facts; proudly you returned to your brother’s house, and left me alone…for weeks…not knowing, now, in whom to believe, since the shrine, which contained my one illusion, lay shattered to earth at my feet.’
20) Logistics has to do with moving troops and feeding them and just about everything except the Actual fighting, which is tactics.
21) To refrain mutually from injury, from violence, from exploitation, and put oneís will on a par with that of others: this may result in a certain rough sense in good conduct among individuals when the necessary conditions are given (namely, the Actual similarity of the individuals in amount of force and degree of worth, and their co-relation within one organization).
22) There was a chance that they had gotten to him before the Actual attack, but they had everything they needed to get his heart going again if it stopped on the way to Marin General.
23) The tradition of the dagger, the charcoal, and the wooden spoon had survived, while the Actual materials once used by the Ancients had been lost entirely.
24) The role of the emperor of Japan has historically alternated between a largely ceremonial and symbolic role and that of an Actual imperial ruler
25) The ideal and the Actual put each other constantly into question.
26) They want more, they learn to make claims, the tribute of respect is at last felt to be well-nigh galling; rivalry for rights, indeed Actual strife itself, would be preferred: in a word, woman is losing modesty.
27) He is aware, for example, that while the requirements of formal design requires that his villains meet a sticky end and his heroes are granted happiness, this form is comically at odds with the Actual state of the world.
28) This value is then compared with the Actual exchange rate
29) Readers , who had never before been exposed to the horrors of nuclear war from the perspective of the Actual people who lived through it , were quick to pick up copies , and the edition sold out within just a few hours
30) At the level of Actual history, then, there is nothing like the equipoise between naturalsvigour and genteel cultivation which the novel strives to achieve at the level of values.