facts Definition

  • 1something that is known to have happened or to exist, especially something for which proof exists, or about which there is information available
  • 2a piece of information that is known to be true

Using facts: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "facts" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The facts of the case are clear.

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    We need to stick to the facts and not speculate.

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    She presented the facts of the situation to the committee.

  • Example

    The article is full of interesting facts about the history of the city.

facts Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for facts

Phrases with facts

  • accept the truth about a situation, no matter how unpleasant it may be


    It's time to face the facts and admit that we made a mistake.

  • make sure that the information you have is accurate and correct


    Before you make any accusations, you need to get your facts straight.

  • facts and figures

    detailed information and statistics about a particular subject


    The report contains all the relevant facts and figures about the company's financial performance.


Summary: facts in Brief

The term 'facts' [fæks] refers to information that is known to be true, supported by evidence or proof. It is often used in legal, scientific, and academic contexts, as well as in everyday conversation. Phrases like 'face the facts' and 'get the facts straight' emphasize the importance of accuracy and honesty. 'Facts and figures' refers to detailed information and statistics.