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

"first you must collect all the facts of the case"

Related terms: information case detail truth particular score observation reason matter_of_fact general
2. [ noun ] 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"

Related terms: information index record basics
3. [ noun ] 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"

Related terms: reality
4. [ noun ] a concept whose truth can be proved

"scientific hypotheses are not facts"

Related terms: concept
Similar spelling:   faucet