Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In law, a thing done; an act or a deed; anything stated and made certain; the statement of a case for the court.
  • noun In mathematics, the result of a multiplication; a product.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Law) A man's own act and deed.
  • noun (Civil Law) Anything stated and made certain.
  • noun (Testamentary Law) The due execution of a will, including everything necessary to its validity.
  • noun (Mach.) The product. See Facient, 2.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun law Somebody's own act and deed.
  • noun engineering The product, in multiplication.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin factum. See fact.

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