What does the word fact mean?

Usage examples for fact

  1. Yet the fact of the letter is fair. – The Kempton-Wace Letters by Jack London Anna Strunsky
  2. In fact, he nearly lost his position. – Napoleon's Young Neighbor by Helen Leah Reed
  3. And we got you out of it, as a matter of fact. – The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards by Gerald Breckenridge