What does the word realty mean?

Usage examples for realty

  1. In realty the scenes on the bridge and in the slums were only incidents in the story of the play, but Felicia found herself living those scenes over and over. – In His Steps by Charles M. Sheldon
  2. Because of the high cost of materials and labor incident to the war, because the taxation system still does not encourage improvements and because of investment attractions other than in realty, few houses had been built and practically no improvements had been made. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  3. In his realty operations, this quality had earned him the name of " Take a Chance" McKay. – The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards by Gerald Breckenridge