Associations to the word «Genuine»


GENUINE, adjective. Belonging to, or proceeding from the original stock; native; hence, not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic; real; natural; true; pure.
GENUINE FAKE, noun. An imitation of a (usually) valuable object that is so good that it is, to all intents and purposes, identical.
GENUINE FAKES, noun. Plural of genuine fake
GENUINE ISSUE OF MATERIAL FACT, noun. (legal) A dispute over a material fact upon which the outcome of a legal case may rely, and which therefore must be decided by a judge or jury; a dispute which precludes summary judgment.
GENUINE ISSUES OF MATERIAL FACT, noun. Plural of genuine issue of material fact

Dictionary definition

GENUINE, adjective. Not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather".
GENUINE, adjective. Not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief".
GENUINE, adjective. Being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something; "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope