Liter(n.) Alt. of Litre
Literal(a.) According to the letter or verbal expression; real; not figurative or metaphorical; as, the literal meaning of a phrase.
Literal(a.) Following the letter or exact words; not free.
Literal(a.) Consisting of, or expressed by, letters.
Literal(a.) Giving a strict or literal construction; unimaginative; matter-of fast; -- applied to persons.
Literal(n.) Literal meaning.
Literalism(n.) That which accords with the letter; a mode of interpreting literally; adherence to the letter.
Literalism(n.) The tendency or disposition to represent objects faithfully, without abstraction, conventionalities, or idealization.
Literalization(n.) The act of literalizing; reduction to a literal meaning.
Literalize(v. t.) To make literal; to interpret or put in practice according to the strict meaning of the words; -- opposed to spiritualize; as, to literalize Scripture.
Literalized(imp. & p. p.) of Literalize
Literalizer(n.) A literalist.
Literalizing(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Literalize
Literally(adv.) According to the primary and natural import of words; not figuratively; as, a man and his wife can not be literally one flesh.
Literally(adv.) With close adherence to words; word by word.
Literalness(n.) The quality or state of being literal; literal import.
Literate(a.) Instructed in learning, science, or literature; learned; lettered.
Literate(n.) One educated, but not having taken a university degree; especially, such a person who is prepared to take holy orders.
Literate(n.) A literary man.
Literation(n.) The act or process of representing by letters.
Literator(n.) One who teaches the letters or elements of knowledge; a petty schoolmaster.
Literator(n.) A person devoted to the study of literary trifles, esp. trifles belonging to the literature of a former age.
Literator(n.) A learned person; a literatus.
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