actual Idioms & Phrases


Actual cautery

  • . See under Cautery.
Webster 1913

actual damages

  • noun (law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated
    compensatory damages; general damages.
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actual eviction

  • noun the physical ouster of a tenant from the leased premises; the tenant is relieved of any further duty to pay rent
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actual possession

  • noun (law) immediate and direct physical control over property
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Actual sin

  • noun a sin committed of your own free will (as contrasted with original sin)
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  • (Theol.), that kind of sin which is done by ourselves in contradistinction to "original sin."
Webster 1913