fact


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Synonyms for fact

Synonyms for fact

that which is known about a specific subject or situation

something having real, demonstrable existence

one of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

the quality of being actual or factual

Words related to fact

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

a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened

an event known to have happened or something known to have existed

a concept whose truth can be proved

References in classic literature ?
As the young gipsy's little holiday came to an end, I turned with a sigh upon my way; and here, while still on the subject, may I remark on the curious fact that probably Borrow has lived and died without a single gipsy having heard of him, just as the expertest anglers know nothing of Izaak Walton.
But it does not follow that the re-examination of a fact once ascertained by a jury, will be permitted in the Supreme Court.
The facts relating to this apparition (entered in various log-books) agreed in most respects as to the shape of the object or creature in question, the untiring rapidity of its movements, its surprising power of locomotion, and the peculiar life with which it seemed endowed.
Also, do not misunderstand the fact that I have taken this room, my dearest.
It will, in fact, give Life its proper basis and its proper environment.
It was, in fact, the Honourable Eric Lindon, who had apparently fulfilled his task of escorting Lady Muriel home, and was now strolling leisurely up and down the road outside the house, enjoying; a solitary cigar.
The fact enforced the contention that she had made a fatal mistake in not returning to Count Olenski.
Now, since Totski had, of late, been upon terms of great cordiality with Epanchin, which excellent relations were intensified by the fact that they were, so to speak, partners in several financial enterprises, it so happened that the former now put in a friendly request to the general for counsel with regard to the important step he meditated.
It is seldom that anything is permanently gained by holding back a fact.
So now the courtiers' pleasure was based as much on the fact that the news had arrived on the Emperor's birthday as on the fact of the victory itself.
At any rate I will permit myself the luxury of frankly saying that while I had a deep sense of the majesty and grandeur of Dante's design, many points of its execution bored me, and that I found the intermixture of small local fact and neighborhood history in the fabric of his lofty creation no part of its noblest effect.
I recall the fact of the narrative, but none of the facts narrated.
In fact, no ready-made suit of clothes ever could fit his body.
But the thought is always prior to the fact; all the facts of history preexist in the mind as laws.
He therefore resolved immediately to acquaint him with the fact which we have above slightly hinted to the readers.