Synonyms and Antonyms of fact
1 the quality of being actual <like other scientists, astronomers deal in the realm of fact, not speculation> Synonyms actuality, factuality, materiality, reality Related Words authenticity, genuineness, truth, verity Near Antonyms fancy, fantasy (also phantasy), fiction, fictitiousness; dreaminess, surreality Antonyms irreality, unreality
2 something that actually exists <once considered a wild fantasy, the Internet is now a fact of everyday life> Synonyms actuality, case, materiality, reality Related Words certainty, inevitability; circumstance, event, occurrence, phenomenon; element, item, particular, thing Near Antonyms eventuality, possibility, potentiality, probability Antonyms fantasy (also phantasy), fiction, illusion
3 a single piece of information <a book of little-known facts about famous people> Synonyms datum, detail, nicety, particular, particularity, point, specific Related Words article, item; component, constituent, element, ingredient, member, part; aspect, circumstance, facet, factor; evidence, exhibit; database, information, knowledge Near Antonyms error, fallacy, falsehood, inaccuracy, misconception, misstatement, myth
4 facts pl a collection of factual knowledge about something <after reading the facts on the situation, the president concluded that an outbreak of hostilities was all but certain> Synonyms data, factsRelated Words findings, intelligence
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