1.Definition: being or existing at the present moment
"The ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West"
2.Definition: being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
"Her actual motive"
3.Definition: existing in act or fact
"Rocks and trees...the actual world", "Actual heroism", "The actual things that produced the emotion you experienced"
4.Definition: presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
"The predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different", "Actual and imagined conditions"
5.Definition: taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated
"We saw the actual wedding on television", "Filmed the actual beating"