- Used before making a statement to introduce it as a trustworthy one.
- (obsolete) Feat.
- Something which is real.
"Gravity is a fact, not a theory."
- An objective consensus on a fundamental reality that has been agreed upon by a substantial number of experts.
"There is no doubting the fact that the Earth orbits the Sun."
- (law, obsolete except in set phrases) A wrongful or criminal deed.
"He had become an accessory after the fact."
- Something actual as opposed to invented.
"In this story, the Gettysburg Address is a fact, but the rest is fiction."
- Something concrete used as a basis for further interpretation.
"Let's look at the facts of the case before deciding."
- (archaic) Action; the realm of action.
- An honest observation.
- Something which has become real.
"The promise of television became a fact in the 1920s."
- Information about a particular subject, especially actual conditions and/or circumstances.
"The facts about space travel."