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Definitions of fact

  1. a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred; "first you must collect all the facts of the case" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened; "he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A doing, making, or preparing. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. An effect produced or achieved; anything done or that comes to pass; an act; an event; a circumstance. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Reality; actuality; truth; as, he, in fact, excelled all the rest; the fact is, he was beaten. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The assertion or statement of a thing done or existing; sometimes, even when false, improperly put, by a transfer of meaning, for the thing done, or supposed to be done; a thing supposed or asserted to be done; as, history abounds with false facts. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Anything that is done; that which certainly exists; reality; truth. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. A deed or anything done; anything that comes to pass; reality; truth; the assertion of a thing done. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. An act; event; reality. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. Anything that is, is done, or happens; an act; deed; truth; reality. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. A deed or anything done; an event or anything that comes to pass; reality; truth; the assertion of a thing as a fact. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Anything which is done; an event; a deed; a reality; truth; in fact, in reality, as opposed to supposition; matter-of-fact, a. prosaic or material, as opposed to fanciful or poetical. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for fact

  1. In fact I do know more about them. – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  2. In fact I am pretty certain from what Mrs. Collingwood said, it was that. – Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water by Lowell, Orson