(noun, interjection)


1. Used before making a statement to introduce it as a trustworthy one.


1. a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred

- first you must collect all the facts of the case

Definition categories: thought, information

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

Definition categories: communication, info, information

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

Definition categories: state, realism, reality, realness

4. a concept whose truth can be proved

- scientific hypotheses are not facts

Definition categories: thought, concept, conception, construct

Sentences with fact as a noun:

- He had become an accessory after the fact.

- In this story, the Gettysburg Address is a fact, but the rest is fiction.

- Gravity is a fact, not a theory.

- The promise of television became a fact in the 1920s.

- Let's look at the facts of the case before deciding.

- There is no doubting the fact that the Earth orbits the Sun.

- The facts about space travel.