genuine

adj.
1 real
VERBS
be, look, prove
consider sth

The document is not considered genuine.

ADVERB
absolutely, completely, entirely, perfectly, quite, totally

Her happiness was perfectly genuine.

apparently, seemingly
2 sincere
VERBS
appear, be, look, seem, sound
ADVERB
really, truly, very
absolutely, completely, perfectly, quite

I'm convinced she is absolutely genuine.

enough

His offer sounded genuine enough.

apparently, seemingly
Genuine is used with these nouns: ↑admiration, ↑affection, ↑amusement, ↑anger, ↑antique, ↑appreciation, ↑article, ↑belief, ↑believer, ↑commitment, ↑compassion, ↑concern, ↑contender, ↑curiosity, ↑democracy, ↑desire, ↑dilemma, ↑disagreement, ↑distress, ↑document, ↑effort, ↑emotion, ↑empathy, ↑enthusiasm, ↑equality, ↑excitement, ↑faith, ↑fear, ↑feeling, ↑grievance, ↑hardship, ↑hero, ↑improvement, ↑independence, ↑interest, ↑intimacy, ↑kindness, ↑laugh, ↑leather, ↑love, ↑mistake, ↑misunderstanding, ↑mystery, ↑outrage, ↑passion, ↑pleasure, ↑progress, ↑reconciliation, ↑reform, ↑refugee, ↑regret, ↑remorse, ↑repentance, ↑respect, ↑risk, ↑sense, ↑sincerity, ↑sorrow, ↑spirit, ↑surprise, ↑suspense, ↑sympathy, ↑talent, ↑tear, ↑tenderness, ↑warmth, ↑willingness, ↑worry

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  • Genuine — may refer to:In music: * Genuine (Stacie Orrico album), the debut album of Christian teen pop singer * genuine (Fayray album), an album by J pop singer Fayray *Ginuwine, an American R B singer * Genuine , a single by Canadian singer songwriter… …   Wikipedia

  • Genuine — (2000) Álbum de Stacie Orrico Publicación 29 de agosto de 2000 Grabación 2000 Género(s) Pop Cristiano Duración …   Wikipedia Español

  • genuine — gen u*ine, a. [L. genuinus, fr. genere, gignere, to beget, in pass., to be born: cf. F. g[ e]nuine. See {Gender}.] Belonging to, or proceeding from, the original stock; native; hence, not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genuine — gen·u·ine adj: actually having the reputed or apparent qualities or character; specif: free of forgery or counterfeiting see also genuine issue at issue gen·u·ine·ly adv gen·u·ine·ness n Merriam …   Law dictionary

  • génuine — ⇒GÉNUINE, adj. Rare. Véritable, exact. La recherche d archétypes symboliques, de pensées génuines que traditions et coutumes déformèrent et qui nous révéleraient l esprit véritable des primitifs (Philos., Relig., 1957, p. 405). Prononc. : [ ].… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • genuine — [adj1] authentic, real 24 carat*, absolute, accurate, actual, authenticated, bona fide, carat*, certain, certified, demonstrable, exact, existent, factual, for real*, good, hard, honest, honest to goodness*, indubitable, in the flesh*, kosher*,… …   New thesaurus

  • Genuīne — Genuīne, Münze, so v.w. Genovina …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • genuine — 1590s, natural, not acquired, from L. genuinus native, natural, from root of gignere beget (see GENUS (Cf. genus)), perhaps influenced in form by contrasting adulterinus spurious. [Alternative etymology is from L. genu knee, from a supposed… …   Etymology dictionary

  • genuine — *authentic, bona fide, veritable Analogous words: true, *real, actual: unadulterated, unsophisticated (see affirmative verbs at ADULTERATE): *pure, sheer, absolute: *sincere, unfeigned Antonyms: counterfeit: fraudulent Contrasted words: simulated …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • genuine — ► ADJECTIVE 1) truly what it is said to be; authentic. 2) sincere; honest. DERIVATIVES genuinely adverb genuineness noun. ORIGIN Latin genuinus, from genu knee (with reference to the ancient Roman custom of a father acknowledging paternity of a… …   English terms dictionary

  • genuine — [jen′yo͞o in] adj. [L genuinus, orig., inborn, native, hence authentic < base of gignere, to be born: see GENUS] 1. of the original stock; purebred 2. really being what it is said to be or coming from the alleged source or origin; not… …   English World dictionary

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