Synonyms of fact in English:


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See Spanish definition of hecho


1‘it is a fact that the water supply is seriously polluted’

reality, actuality, certainty, factuality, certitude
truth, naked truth, verity, gospel

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
information, itemized information, whole story
informal info, low-down, score, dope
British informal gen

3‘he was charged with being an accessory after the fact’

event, happening, occurrence, incident, act, deed


    in fact

    ‘he said that he was going home, but in fact he went to the pub’

    actually, in actuality, in actual fact, really, in reality, in point of fact, as a matter of fact, in truth, if truth be told, to tell the truth, the truth is, the truth was
    dated indeed, truly
    archaic in sooth, verily
    rare in the concrete