fact fact  /ˈfækt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
  2. (n) a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
  3. (n) an event known to have happened or something known to have existed
  4. (n) a concept whose truth can be proved

Usage(s):

  1. Some facts about 1944 movie tastes, as registered at the nation's box-offices: A popular star does not insure a popular picture.
  2. Here's how it should work: I'm a columnist and I have a right to my opinions but, in the words of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, I don't have a right to my own facts.
  3. PTI lays out the facts behind what both candidates said during the first match-up.

News

  1. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, June 21, 2013

    Fact: No high jumper has ever been able to stay off the ground for more than one second. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Fact Sheet: 2013 Ford Flex

    Fact sheet: 2013 Ford Flex        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, June 19, 2013

    Fact: Prior to 1900, prize fights lasted up to 100 rounds. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "The fact that this administration won't allow the man charged with implementing the president's plan to cut $500 billion out of Medicare to testify about his plans for the care of our nation's seniors is truly outrageous," he said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: The Hill (blog)

  2. "I think those statements are wildly inaccurate, and there's no excuse for them," McCain said on ABC's "This Week." "The fact is that I think that Mr. Steele is going to have to assess as to whether he can still lead the Republican Party as...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

  3. "I understand that back home police are putting people in prison," Mr Putin said after a meeting with Bill Clinton in Moscow, drawing a laugh from his American guest. "That's their job. I'm counting on the fact that the positive trend seen in...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Vladimir Putin Source: National

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