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bend (the) facts

Definition of bend (the) facts

  1. :  to change facts in a dishonest way in order to deceive people <a journalist who has been accused of bending the facts in order to gain support for his political agenda>



Word by Word Definitions

bendplay
  1. :  to constrain or strain to tension by curving

    :  to turn or force from straight or even to curved or angular

    :  to force from a proper shape

  1. :  the act or process of bending :  the state of being bent

    :  something that is bent: as

    :  a curved part of a path (as of a stream or road)

  1. :  a diagonal band that runs from the dexter chief to the sinister base on a heraldic shield — compare bend sinister

    :  a knot by which one rope is fastened to another or to some object

factplay facts
  1. :  a thing done: as

    :  feat

    :  crime


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