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
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
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.