Synonyms for imaginary

Synonyms for (noun) imaginary

Synonyms: complex number, complex quantity, imaginary, imaginary number

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

Similar words: number

Definition: a concept of quantity involving zero and units

Usage: every number has a unique position in the sequence

Synonyms for (adjective) imaginary

Synonyms: notional, fanciful, imaginary

Definition: not based on fact; unreal

Usage: the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties- F.D.Roosevelt; a small child's imaginary friends; to create a notional world for oneself

Similar words: unreal

Definition: lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria

Usage: ghosts and other unreal entities; unreal propaganda serving as news