What does factual mean?

Definitions for factualˈfæk tʃu əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word factual.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. actual, factual(adj)

    existing in act or fact

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

  2. factual(adj)

    of or relating to or characterized by facts

    "factual considerations"


  1. factual(a.)

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


  1. factual(Adjective)

    Of or characterised by or consisting of facts.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Factual(adj)

    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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shanghai Husi over the matter:

    ... is totally without factual, scientific or legal foundation.

  2. Mark Pearlstein:

    It is a complete repudiation of the SEC's factual findings, at long last, my client has been exonerated.

  3. Kingman Brewster, Jr.:

    Judgment is more than skill. It sets forth on intellectual seas beyond the shores of hard indisputable factual information.

  4. Boris Pasternak:

    What is laid down, ordered, factual is never enough to embrace the whole truth: life always spills over the rim of every cup.

  5. Jessica Levinson:

    That it could swing an election just isn’t true, it’s sad that it has to be conservatives vs. liberal idea. It’s a factual matter.

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