Definition of Factual

1. Adjective. Existing in act or fact. "The actual things that produced the emotion you experienced"

Exact synonyms: Actual
Similar to: Existent, Real
Derivative terms: Actuality, Actualize, Actualize, Factuality, Factualness



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characterized by facts. "Factual considerations"
Partainyms: Fact
Derivative terms: Factuality, Factualness

Definition of Factual

1. a. Relating to, or containing, facts.

Definition of Factual

1. Adjective. Of or characterised by or consisting of facts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Factual

1. pertaining to facts [adj] - See also: facts

Factual Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Factual

factorylike
factoryscape
factoryscapes
factorywise
factoryworker
factoryworkers
factotum
factotums
factour
factours
facts
facts on the ground
factsheet
factsheets
factual (current term)
factualism
factualisms
factualist
factualists
factualities
factuality
factually
factualness
factualnesses
factum
factums
facture
factures
facty

Literary usage of Factual

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Resources: The Role of the edited by Catharyn T. Liverman, Carrie E. Ingalls, Carolyn E. Fulco, Howard M. Kipen (1998)
"Most of the TEHIP factual databases are organized by chemical record (ie, ... TEHIP factual DATABASES Ten of the 16 TEHIP databases are factual databases ..."

2. Silent and Oral Reading: A Practical Handbook of Methods Based on the Most by Clarence Robert Stone (1922)
"The aim of the first type will be to enable the pupils to answer factual questions, that of the second type to answer relational or problem questions, ..."

3. Valuation: Its Nature and Laws, Being an Introduction to the General Theory by Wilbur Marshall Urban (1909)
"The Relation of Normative to factual and Truth Objectivity. ... (a) Normative and factual Objectivity. There are some cases where normative and factual ..."

4. Prevention of Youth Violence: A Framework for Community Action by Mary Ann Fenley (1993)
"There is factual information from statistical records and opinions about the ... factual Information factual information can describe • The outcome of ..."

5. Learning about Our World and Our Past: Using the Tools & Resources of by Evelyn Hawkins (1999)
"These factual questions appear to be quite straightforward. That is, in most cases, the student either had the requisite factual knowledge or not ..."

6. The New Realism: Coöperative Studies in Philosophy by Edwin Bissell Holt (1912)
"... of factual Analysis. — We have now to discover the meaning and place of consciousness in the world of its objects, and to this end we must examine again ..."

7. International Trade and Core Labour Standards by OECD Staff, Organization For Economic Cooperat OECD (2000)
"Overview factual developments since completion of the 1996 study Since the 1996 OECD study was completed, there have been wide-ranging developments, ..."

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