1. (n.) A doing, making, or preparing.

2. (n.) An effect produced or achieved; anything done or that comes to pass; an act; an event; a circumstance.

3. (n.) Reality; actuality; truth; as, he, in fact, excelled all the rest; the fact is, he was beaten.

4. (n.) 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.

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