LITERAL MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Literal Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Consisting of, or expressed by, letters.
  2. (a.) According to the letter or verbal expression; real; not figurative or metaphorical; as, the literal meaning of a phrase.
  3. (n.) Literal meaning.
  4. (a.) Giving a strict or literal construction; unimaginative; matter-of fast; -- applied to persons.
  5. (a.) Following the letter or exact words; not free.


Synonyms:
Actual, Erratum, Genuine, Misprint, Plain, Real, Typo,

• Literally Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) According to the primary and natural import of words; not figuratively; as, a man and his wife can not be literally one flesh.
  2. (adv.) With close adherence to words; word by word.


Synonyms:
Virtually,

• Literalist Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who adheres to the letter or exact word; an interpreter according to the letter.


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