What does factual mean?

Definitions for factual
ˈfæk tʃu əlfac·tu·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. actual, factualadjective

    existing in act or fact

    "rocks and trees...the actual world"; "actual heroism"; "the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced"

  2. factualadjective

    of or relating to or characterized by facts

    "factual considerations"


  1. factualadjective

    containing only facts (as contrasted with opinions or speculations); as, a factual report.


  1. factualadjective

    Of or characterised by or consisting of facts.

    Etymology: From fact and -al (improperly formed, after analogy of actual).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Factualadjective

    relating to, or containing, facts


  1. Factual

    Factual is a location platform that provides global location data and tools enabling mobile app developers, publishers, and advertisers to create personalized, contextually relevant mobile experiences. Factual was founded in 2007 by Gil Elbaz, co-founder of Applied Semantics (which launched ASI’s AdSense product). Its core product is its Global Places data, which provides location data covering 65 million local businesses and points of interest in 50 countries. It also provides more in-depth data on restaurants, hotels, and doctors. Its platform includes tools to help developers map data across APIs and manage location data. The data is made available via API or full downloads.

Editors Contribution

  1. factual

    Relating to fact.

    Factual information is vital for making informed choices.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 13, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of factual in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of factual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of factual in a Sentence

  1. Cris Dush:

    There have been questions regarding the validity of people who have been -- who have voted -- whether or not they exist, again, we're not responding to proven allegations. We are investigating the allegations to determine whether or not they are factual.

  2. Joseph Tobin:

    The factual errors, innuendo and fearful ideology of the' testimony,' serve to strengthen our conviction to move ahead resolutely in protecting the young and vulnerable from any sort of abuse.

  3. Mayor Frank Jackson:

    We will be delving into that, we will be reviewing that to see what is in there is accurate, which is inaccurate, which is a misstatement, which are examples that may be factual, may not be factual.

  4. Peter Romer-Friedman:

    The changes to the factual allegations of the complaint does not mean that Major Podliska is recanting his criticisms of the committee or the focus of its investigation.

  5. Lanny Davis:

    There is no factual dispute, mr. Trump's lawyers said President Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen to make that payment. President Donald Trump is as much guilty of a felony, President Donald Trump just hasn't owned up to it.

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