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Definition 1: (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1 - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for imaginary in the sense of this definition

(imaginary is a kind of ...) a concept of quantity involving zero and units

"every number has a unique position in the sequence"

(... is a kind of imaginary ) either of two complex numbers whose real parts are identical and whose imaginary parts differ only in sign

(... is a kind of imaginary ) any rational or irrational number

(... is a kind of imaginary ) an imaginary number of the form a+bi where a is 0

(imaginary is a part of ...) the part of a complex number that has the square root of -1 as a factor

(imaginary belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

Definition 2: not based on fact; existing only in the imagination - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where imaginary or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties
  • a small child's imaginary friends
  • to create a notional world for oneself

Synonyms for imaginary in the sense of this definition

(imaginary is similar to ...) lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria

"ghosts and other unreal entities" "unreal propaganda serving as news"

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