fact from fiction

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of fact from fiction

: truth from falsehood
  • It can sometimes be hard to separate fact from fiction in this controversy.

Word by Word Definitions

fact play
  1. : something that has actual existence

  2. : an actual occurrence

  3. : a piece of information presented as having objective reality

fiction play
  1. : something invented by the imagination or feigned

  2. : fictitious literature (such as novels or short stories)

  3. : a work of fiction


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