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Another word for fact

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Noun
  1. That which is known about a specific subject or situation.

      1. Knowledge or facts learned, especially about a certain subject or event.
      2. Knowledge acquired in any manner; facts; data; learning; lore
      3. The act of informing or the condition of being informed; communication of knowledge:
      1. The ability to learn or understand from experience; ability to acquire and retain knowledge; mental ability
      2. An agency or organization whose purpose is to gather such information:
      3. The gathering of such information:
      1. The state or fact of knowing:
      2. (Archaic) Carnal knowledge
      3. Acquaintance with facts; range of information, awareness, or understanding
      1. The space between the eye and the base of the bill of a bird or between the eye and nostril of a snake.
      2. Something taught
      3. Knowledge or learning; specif., all the knowledge of a particular group or having to do with a particular subject, esp. that of a traditional nature
    See also:

    knowledge

  2. Something having real, demonstrable existence

      1. (Historical) a short early motion picture
      2. An actual thing or condition; fact
      3. The state or fact of being actual; reality.
      1. (Physics) A phenomenon or occurrence located at a single point in space-time, regarded as the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory.
      2. A social gathering or activity:
      3. (Sports) A contest in a sports competition, such as a meet:
      1. In Kantian philosophy, a thing as it appears in perception as distinguished from the thing as it is in itself independent of sense experience
      2. Any event, circumstance, or experience that is apparent to the senses and that can be scientifically described or appraised, as an eclipse
      3. (Physics) An observable event.
      1. Something that is real; fact
      2. One, such as a person, an entity, or an event, that is actual:
      3. That which exists objectively and in fact:
    See also:

    real

  3. One of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

      1. Fullness of detail
      2. Any happening or fact; event
      3. A fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining factor
      1. Such elements considered together:
      2. A group of military personnel assigned to a particular duty, usually a fatigue duty.
      3. The duty assigned:
      1. A substance found in the body, such as a protein, that is essential to a biological process. For example, growth factors are needed for proper cell growth and development.
      2. A person who carries on business transactions for another; commission merchant; agent for the sale of goods entrusted to his possession
      3. Any of the circumstances, conditions, etc. that bring about a result; element or constituent that makes a thing what it is
      1. An individual item, fact, or detail:
      2. A separate and distinct individual, fact, item, or instance which may be included under a generalization; single case
      3. (Logic) A particular proposition.
    See also:

    real

  4. The quality of being actual or factual

    See also:

    real

Another word for fact

Noun
  1. A reliable generality

    See also:

    facts

  2. An individual reality

      1. Conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
      2. Any happening or fact; event
      3. A fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining factor
      1. A small elaborated element of a work of art, craft, or design.
      2. A group of military personnel assigned to a particular duty, usually a fatigue duty.
      3. (Countable) Something small enough to escape casual notice.
      1. (Mathematics) One of two or more quantities that divides a given quantity without a remainder. For example, 2 and 3 are factors of 6; a and b are factors of ab.
      2. A substance found in the body, such as a protein, that is essential to a biological process. For example, growth factors are needed for proper cell growth and development.
      3. Any of the circumstances, conditions, etc. that bring about a result; element or constituent that makes a thing what it is
      1. (Logic) A particular proposition.
      2. An individual item, fact, or detail:
      3. A separate and distinct individual, fact, item, or instance which may be included under a generalization; single case
      1. (Linguistics) In traditional grammar, a distinct form of a noun, pronoun, or modifier that is used to express one or more particular syntactic relationships to other words in a sentence.
      2. (Informal) A peculiar or eccentric person; a character.
      3. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
      1. The act of considering; careful thought or attention; deliberation
      2. (Law) Something promised, given, or done that has the effect of making an agreement a legally enforceable contract.
      3. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
      1. Something known or assumed; information from which conclusions can be inferred
      2. A point, line, or surface used as a reference, as in surveying, mapping, or geology.
      3. A real or assumed thing, used as a basis for calculations or measurements, as a level (also datum plane) from which elevations and depths are measured in surveying
      1. Something that makes another thing evident; indication; sign
      2. (Law) Something presented in a legal proceeding, as a statement of a witness, an object, etc., which bears on or establishes a point in question
      3. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
      1. A separate, distinguishing item or element; a detail:
      2. A specified degree, condition, or limit, as in a scale or course:
      3. A particular detail or element; item
      1. Any organized activity, celebration, etc. for members of the general public or a particular group
      2. (Archaic) A final result; an outcome.
      3. (Physics) A phenomenon or occurrence located at a single point in space-time, regarded as the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory.
      1. A series or number of fast-moving, exciting, or dangerous events, especially in a movie:
      2. Organized activity to accomplish an objective:
      3. The most important or exciting work or activity in a specific field or area:
      1. Something that is carried out; an act or action.
      2. A thing done; act
      3. Action or performance in general:
      1. A theatrical performance of unrelated and bizarre or ludicrous actions, often spontaneous and with some participation by the audience
      2. Any event regarded as important, entertaining, newsworthy, etc.
      3. An improvised, often spontaneous spectacle or performance, especially one involving audience participation.
      1. The action, fact, or instance of occurring:
      2. Actual instance where a situation arises.
      3. The act or fact of occurring
      1. The act of creating.
      2. The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.
      3. An original product of human invention or artistic imagination:
      1. A public demonstration, usually of a political nature.
      2. One of the forms in which someone or something, such as a person, a divine being, or an idea, is revealed.
      3. A form in which a being manifests itself or is thought to manifest itself, esp. the material or bodily form of a spirit
      1. The state or fact of existence, consciousness, or life, or something in such a state.
      2. All the qualities constituting one that exists; the essence:
      3. An individual form of life; an organism:
      1. Something that exists as a particular and discrete unit:
      2. A thing that has definite, individual existence outside or within the mind; anything real in itself
      3. The fact of existence; being.
      1. The act of living through an event or events; personal involvement in or observation of events as they occur
      2. Active participation in events or activities, leading to the accumulation of knowledge or skill:
      3. The effect on a person of anything or everything that has happened to that person; individual reaction to events, feelings, etc.
      1. A thing to be done; business
      2. Any matter, occurrence, or thing
      3. A sexual relationship between two people, especially when at least one of them is married or in another committed romantic relationship.
      1. The process of doing or performing something:
      2. A document formally stating what has been done, made into law, etc.
      3. A performance or entertainment usually forming part of a longer presentation:
      1. A separate part of a serialized work, such as a novel or television series.
      2. One of a series of events in the course of a narrative or drama.
      3. In a novel, narrative poem, etc., a portion of the story considered as a unit
      1. Operation or functioning, usually with regard to effectiveness, as of a machine
      2. (Linguistics) One's actual use of language in actual situations.
      3. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
      1. A sequence of events occurring at a particular place or occasion:
      2. An advancing or going on with what one has been doing
      3. A particular action or course of action
      1. An unusual, significant, or unaccountable fact or occurrence; a marvel.
      2. In Kantian philosophy, a thing as it appears in perception as distinguished from the thing as it is in itself independent of sense experience
      3. Any event, circumstance, or experience that is apparent to the senses and that can be scientifically described or appraised, as an eclipse
      1. An occurrence that interrupts normal procedure or functioning; a mishap:
      2. An event in a narrative or drama.
      3. Something that happens as a result of or in connection with something more important; minor event or episode, specif. one in a novel, play, etc.
      1. A liking for danger, excitement, etc.
      2. An unusual, stirring experience, often of a romantic nature
      3. An undertaking of a questionable nature, especially one involving intervention in another state's affairs.
      1. Communication involving two or more people that affects all those involved; personal interaction:
      2. A record of the proceedings of a society, convention, etc., esp. a published one
      3. The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted.
      1. A system regarded as analogous in its structure or functions to a living body:
      2. Anything resembling a living thing in its complexity of structure or functions
      3. An individual form of life, such as a bacterium, protist, fungus, plant, or animal, composed of a single cell or a complex of cells in which organelles or organs work together to carry out the various processes of life.
      1. The act or process of constructing.
      2. The way in which something is built or put together:
      3. A three-dimensional work of art, usually nonrepresentational and constructed of more than one material
      1. A statement the truth of which is obvious or well known; commonplace
      2. A self-evident or obvious truth.
      3. A statement that is obviously true or that is often presented as true:
      1. A particular belief or teaching regarded by the speaker as the true one
      2. An established or verified fact, principle, etc.
      3. Such statements considered as a group:
      1. The act of accomplishing or the state of being accomplished; completion:
      2. Something accomplished or done successfully; work completed; achievement
      3. The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.

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