Definition of As a matter of fact

1. Adverb. In reality or actuality. "As a matter of fact, he is several inches taller than his father"

Exact synonyms: In Fact, In Point Of Fact



Definition of As a matter of fact

1. Adverb. (context: modal) actually, in fact ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

As A Matter Of Fact Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: As A Matter Of Fact Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of As A Matter Of Fact

arytænoides
arzakite
aræometer
aræometers
aræometry
as
as't
as-is
as Gaeilge
as I live and breathe
as I was saying
as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his folly
as a formality
as a group
as a lamb to the slaughter
as a matter of fact (current term)
as a matter of law
as a result
as a rule
as a whole(ip)
as above, so below
as all get-out
as all get out
as all hell
as an alternative
as anything
as best one can
as crazy as a fox
as easy as rolling off a log
as expected

Literary usage of As a matter of fact

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
"Gough points out that Camden writing in England could not use the same freedom as De Thou writing abroad. But, as a matter of fact, there is really no ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"as a matter of fact, in the great majority (about five sixths) of cases of fusion the spots are well joined. In the following tabulation of condition of the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In Christ's work of redemption merit and satisfaction materially coincide almost to their full ex tent, since as a matter of fact the merits of Christ are ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"... in independent or direct value-judgments, some of his critics accused him of constructing a quasi-Feuer- bachian theology. as a matter of fact, however. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: As a matter of fact

Search for As a matter of fact on Dictionary.com!Search for As a matter of fact on Thesaurus.com!Search for As a matter of fact on Google!Search for As a matter of fact on Wikipedia!

Search