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Synonyms of fact in English:


  • 1 it is a fact that the water supply is seriously polluted
    truth, naked truth, verity, gospel
    [Antonyms] lie, fiction
  • 2 every fact in the report was double-checked
    detail, piece of information, particular, item, specific, element, point, factor, feature, characteristic, respect, ingredient, attribute, circumstance, consideration, aspect, facet;
    (facts)information, itemized information, whole story
    informal info, gen, low-down, score, dope
  • 3 he was charged with being an accessory after the fact
    event, happening, occurrence, incident, act, deed
  • Phrases

    in fact

    he said that he was going home, but in fact he went to the pub
    dated indeed, truly
    archaic in sooth, verily

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