Definition: A doing, making, or preparing.
Definition: An effect produced or achieved; anything done or that comes
to pass; an act; an event; a circumstance.
Definition: Reality; actuality; truth; as, he, in fact, excelled all the
rest; the fact is, he was beaten.
Definition: 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.