Noun: fact fakt
- A piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
"first you must collect all the facts of the case"
- 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"
- 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"
- A concept whose truth can be proved
"scientific hypotheses are not facts"
Derived forms: facts
Type of: concept, conception, construct, info, information, realism, reality, realness
Encyclopedia: Fact, Fiction, and Forecast