Fact in a sentence

The word "fact" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of fact and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Fact

  • An effect produced or achieved; anything done or that comes to pass; an act; an event; a circumstance.
  • Reality; actuality; truth; as, he, in fact, excelled all the rest; the fact is, he was beaten.
  • The assertion or statement of a thing done or existing; sometimes, even when false, improperly put, by a transfer of meaning, for the thing done, or supposed to be done; a thing supposed or asserted to be done; as, history abounds with false facts.
  • a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
  • a concept whose truth can be proved
  • a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
  • an event known to have happened or something known to have existed

How to use fact in a sentence. Fact pronunciation.

As he walked up the room he suddenly realised this fact, and, for a moment, he thought he had made a mistake; but again he remembered distinctly that the letter said half-past eight, and he wondered now if this had been arranged by the Prince-for what purpose?
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He had not meant to act yet; but new facts faced him, and he must make one struggle for his life.
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For the sake of her future it was her duty to shield herself from any imputation which might as unjustly as scandalously arise, if the facts of that black hour ever became known.
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My dreams of the past are here begun in very truth and fact.
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This fact had driven him to an act of redemption unparalleled in its intensity and scope; but he could not tell-and this was the thought that shook his being-how far this act itself, inspiring him to a dangerous and immense work in life, would sap the best that was in him, since it must remain a secret crime, for which he could not openly atone.
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He asked himself as he stood by the brazier, the bowab apathetically rolling cigarettes at his feet, whether, in the flow of circumstance, the fact that he could not make open restitution, or take punishment for his unlawful act, would undermine the structure of his character.
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Kaid chuckled to have this tribute, as he thought, from a Christian, who did not blink at Oriental facts, and was honest.
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The one drop of comfort in his cup was the fact that the displeasure of the Effendina against himself was removed, and that he had, therefore, his foot once more inside the Palace.
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The author was engaged, in fact, in bringing up to date some of the accusations which earlier controversialists had made.
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The main street consisted of four or five blocks of little white frame stores which were too high to sit down on, but not too high for various other purposes; in fact, hardly high enough.
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However, two saplings, duly cut and trimmed, compelled recognition of the fact that a still modester architecture would satisfy the law, and so we concluded to build a "brush" house.
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The United States was too much accustomed to employing dollar-and-a-half thieves in all manner of official capacities to regard his explanation of the voucher as having any foundation in fact.
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The fact is, the freighting business had grown to such important proportions that there was nearly as much excitement over suddenly acquired toll-road fortunes as over the wonderful silver mines.
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Then is the fact established that huge forests once cast their grim shadows over this remote section.
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He was quite ready to believe in the anchorite's confession, for the more unworthy the man for whom Sirona had broken faith, the greater seemed her guilt, and the more unpardonable her levity; and to his man's vanity it seemed to him easier-particularly in the presence of such witnesses as Petrus and Dorothea-to bear the fact that his wife should have sought variety and pleasure at any cost, even at that of devoting herself to a ragged beggar, than that she should have given her affections to a younger, handsomer, and worthier man than himself.
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One thing was clear: but for the fact that Louise aimed at a separation from her relatives, it would be barely possible to think of receiving her.
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The fact was, she saw no more of the country than if she had lived at Brixton.
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The trivial concealment between him and her amounted to nothing, did not alter the facts of the situation.
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I feel just now as if I could go and cut my throat, that's the fact.
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At the start, we notice a rather curious fact, which sharply differentiates Russian literature from the literature of England, France, Spain, Italy, and even from that of Germany.
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Examples of Fact

Example #1
To afford amusement to the assembled company?
Example #2
David had been asked for half-past eight o'clock, and he was there on the instant; yet here was every one assembled, the Prince Pasha included.
Example #3
But as he went towards Mizraim's quarters he saw no sure escape from the stage of those untoward events, save by the exit which is for all in some appointed hour.
Example #4
What he knew Kaid did not know.
Example #5
He had seen it in the look of her face last night.
Example #6
And yet a sudden wave of pity for her rushed over him, because the conviction seized him that she would also in her heart take upon herself the burden of his guilt as though it were her own.