Synonyms for Actually:


truly real, existent (adjective)
in fact, in reality, as a matter of fact, indeed, absolutely, really, literally.


all (adverb)
literally (adverb)
exactly, explicitly, authentically, literally, accurately, prosaically, precisely.
really (adverb)
positively, truly, absolutely, really.
substantially (adverb)
importantly, meaningfully, physically, essentially, significantly, considerably, immanently, substantially, materially, tangibly.


de facto (adverb)
in fact.
literally (adverb)
exactly, explicitly, authentically, literally, accurately, prosaically, precisely.
materially (adverb)
physically, tangibly.
quite (adverb)
in reality.
really (adverb)
authentically, positively, as a matter of fact, really, absolutely, verily, truly.
substantially (adverb)
materially, really, significantly, importantly, substantially, meaningfully, tangibly, physically, considerably, immanently, essentially.
truly (adverb)
as a matter of fact, in fact.


clearly, certainly, evidently, simply, surely. heavens above, of all things/people/places, Well, I never, true, who would have thought...?, is that a fact?, you don't say, now I've seen everything/it all, funnily enough, you would not believe, indeed. time, neither...nor (...nor), not think for a minute/moment (that), currently, no such thing, hardly, nothing could be farther from the truth, in no/not in any way, shape, or form, far from it, scarcely, anything but, now. all-right, sure, to be sure, let's face it, my bad, I must confess. actually (noun)
in reality, really.
in truth (noun)
indeed, fairly, true, truthfully, verily.

Other synonyms:

currently, evidently, clearly, hardly, certainly, surely, scarcely. simply. sure, now, true. all-right. in reality
in reality.
in truth
indeed, verily, fairly, truthfully.
Other relevant words:
hardly, simply, certainly, to be sure, surely, verily, in fact, true, evidently, truthfully, scarcely, as a matter of fact, sure, clearly, fairly, currently, now, time, in reality, indeed.

Usage examples for actually

  1. It actually made me ill. – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  2. He believed that he was watched, and he believed that he was in danger; and very probably he actually was. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  3. This time, however, he feared that the excited Shawnees might actually take his life. – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor