1. The quality or state of being actual or true. 2. One, such as a person, an entity, or an event, that is actual. 3. That which exists, independent of human awareness. 4. The totality of facts as they are, independent of human awareness of them. 5. In human relationships, reality is measured by the amount of agreement between two or more people; a high reality means a high level of agreement. 6. Solid objects; the real things of life.