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Definition of Fact

Fact

  1. A doing, making, or preparing.
  2. An effect produced or achieved; anything done or that comes to pass; an act; an event; a circumstance.
  3. Reality; actuality; truth; as, he, in fact, excelled all the rest; the fact is, he was beaten.
  4. The assertion or statement of a thing done or existing; sometimes, even when false, improperly put, by a transfer of meaning, for the thing done, or supposed to be done; a thing supposed or asserted to be done; as, history abounds with false facts.

Fact Quotations

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. - William James
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
William James

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. - Marcus Aurelius
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Marcus Aurelius

We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
Charles R. Swindoll

My father was very disappointed by war and fighting. And he thought language could help us out of cycles of revenge and animosity. And so, as a journalist, he always found himself asking lots of questions and trying to gather information. He was always very clear to underscore the fact that Jewish people and Arab people were brother and sister.
Naomi Shihab Nye

Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature.
C. S. Lewis
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Fact Translations

fact in Afrikaans is feit
fact in Danish is faktum
fact in Dutch is feit
fact in Finnish is tosiasia
fact in French is factum
fact in German is Tatsache, Tatsache, Faktum
fact in Norwegian is faktum, kjennsgjerning
fact in Portuguese is fato
fact in Spanish is hecho
fact in Swedish is faktum
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