Definitions of actually:
- adverb: used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly
Example: "You may actually be doing the right thing by walking out"
- adverb: in actual fact
Example: "To be nominally but not actually independent"
- adverb: as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis
Example: "Actually, we all help clear up after a meal"
- adverb: at the present moment
Example: "The transmission screen shows the picture that is actually on the air"
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