English - Etymology
English - Pronunciation
- IPA(key): /fækt/
- Rhymes: -ækt
English - Noun
- (archaic) Action; the realm of action.
(law, obsolete except in set phrases) A wrongful or criminal deed.
- 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.ix:
- (obsolete) Feat.
- An honest observation.
- Something actual as opposed to invented.
- Something which has become real.
- Something concrete used as a basis for further interpretation.
- An objective consensus on a fundamental reality that has been agreed upon by a substantial number of people.
- Information about a particular subject, especially actual conditions and/or circumstances.