Definition of FACT

noun : FACT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred; "first you must collect all the facts of the case" ;

  • 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) an event known to have happened or something known to have existed; "your fears have no basis in fact"; "how much of the story is fact and how much fiction is hard to tell" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a concept whose truth can be proved; "scientific hypotheses are not facts" ;


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