founded on fact


founded on fact
index authentic, documentary, true (authentic)

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  • Fact — (f[a^]kt), n. [L. factum, fr. facere to make or do. Cf. {Feat}, {Affair}, {Benefit}, {Defect}, {Fashion}, and { fy}.] 1. A doing, making, or preparing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A project for the fact and vending Of a new kind of fucus, paint for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accessary after the fact — Fact Fact (f[a^]kt), n. [L. factum, fr. facere to make or do. Cf. {Feat}, {Affair}, {Benefit}, {Defect}, {Fashion}, and { fy}.] 1. A doing, making, or preparing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A project for the fact and vending Of a new kind of fucus,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accessary before the fact — Fact Fact (f[a^]kt), n. [L. factum, fr. facere to make or do. Cf. {Feat}, {Affair}, {Benefit}, {Defect}, {Fashion}, and { fy}.] 1. A doing, making, or preparing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A project for the fact and vending Of a new kind of fucus,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Matter of fact — Fact Fact (f[a^]kt), n. [L. factum, fr. facere to make or do. Cf. {Feat}, {Affair}, {Benefit}, {Defect}, {Fashion}, and { fy}.] 1. A doing, making, or preparing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A project for the fact and vending Of a new kind of fucus,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Non-well-founded set theory — Non well founded set theories are variants of axiomatic set theory which allow sets to contain themselves and otherwise violate the rule of well foundedness. In non well founded set theories, the foundation axiom of ZFC is replaced by axioms… …   Wikipedia

  • Presumption of fact — Presumption Pre*sump tion (?; 215), n. [L. praesumptio: cf. F. pr[ e]somption, OF. also presumpcion. See {Presume}.] 1. The act of presuming, or believing upon probable evidence; the act of assuming or taking for granted; belief upon incomplete… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Implied in fact contract — In United States law, an implied in fact contract (a form of implied contract) is a contract agreed by non verbal conduct, rather than by explicit words. The scotus link defined this in its decision Baltimore Ohio R. Co. v. United States , 261… …   Wikipedia

  • presumption of fact — law : a presumption founded on a previous experience or general knowledge of connection between a known fact and one inferred from it called also logical presumption * * * Law. a presumption based on experience or knowledge of the relationship… …   Useful english dictionary

  • false fact — In the law of evidence, a feigned, simulated, or fabricated fact; a fact not founded in truth, but existing only in assertion; the deceitful semblance of a fact. See fabricated fact perjury …   Black's law dictionary

  • finding of fact — Determinations from the evidence of a case, either by court or an administrative agency, concerning facts averred by one party and denied by another. Kozsdiy v. O Falton Bd. of Fire and Police Com rs, 31 Ill.App.3d 173, 334 N.E.2d 325, 329. A… …   Black's law dictionary