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English adjective: imaginary

1. imaginary not based on fact; unreal


SamplesThe falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties.
A small child's imaginary friends.
To create a notional world for oneself.


Synonymsfanciful, notional


Similarunreal


Antonymsreal, existent


English noun: imaginary

1. imaginary (quantity) (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1


Synonymscomplex number, complex quantity, imaginary number


Broader (hypernym)number


Narrower (hyponym)complex conjugate, pure imaginary number, real, real number


Part holonymimaginary part, imaginary part of a complex number


Domain categorymath, mathematics, maths









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