Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fact

4 senses of fact

Sense 1
fact -- (a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred; "first you must collect all the facts of the case")
       => information -- (knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction)

Sense 2
fact -- (a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened; "he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts")
       => information, info -- (a message received and understood)

Sense 3
fact -- (an event known to have happened or something known to have existed; "your fears have no basis in fact"; "how much of the story is fact and how much fiction is hard to tell")
       => reality, realness, realism -- (the state of being actual or real; "the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him")

Sense 4
fact -- (a concept whose truth can be proved; "scientific hypotheses are not facts")
       => concept, conception, construct -- (an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances)

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