HyperDic: fact

English > 4 senses of the word fact:
NOUNcognitionfacta piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
communicationfacta statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened / happened
statefactan event known to have happened or something known to have existed
cognitionfacta concept whose truth can be proved
fact > pronunciation
Soundsfae'kt
Rhymesabstract ... whacked: 41 rhymes with aekt...
English > fact: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred.
Example"first you must collect all the facts of the case"
NarrowercaseThe actual state of things
detail, item, pointAn isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
generalA fact about the whole (as opposed to particular)
matter of factA matter that is an actual fact or is demonstrable as a fact
observationfacts learned by observing
particular, specificA fact about some part (as opposed to general)
reasonA fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion
scoreThe facts about an actual situation
truthA fact that has been verified
Broaderinformationknowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
Spanishevidencia, hecho, prueba
Catalanevidència
Adjectivesfactualof or relating to or characterized by facts
English > fact: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened / happened.
Example"he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts"
Narrowerbasics, rudimentsA statement of fundamental facts or principles
index, index number, indicant, indicatorA number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts
record, record book, bookA compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone
Broaderinformation, infoA message received and understood
Spanishevidencia, hecho
Catalanevidència, fet
English > fact: 4 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningAn event known to have happened or something known to have existed.
Examples
  • "your fears have no basis in fact"
  • "how much of the story is fact and how much fiction is hard to tell"
Broaderreality, realness, realismThe state of being actual or real
Spanishrealidad
Catalanrealitat
English > fact: 4 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA concept whose truth can be proved.
Example"scientific hypotheses are not facts"
Broaderconcept, conception, constructAn abstract or general idea inferred / inferred / inferred / inferred or derived from specific instances
Catalanfet

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