Factum

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Factum A man's own act and deed
    • Factum (Law) Anything stated and made certain.
    • Factum (Law) The due execution of a will, including everything necessary to its validity.
    • Factum (Mach) The product. See Facient, 2.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n factum In law, a thing done; an act or a deed; anything stated and made certain; the statement of a case for the court.
    • n factum In mathematics, the result of a multiplication; a product.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Factum a thing done, a deed
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. See Fact
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. factumfacĕre, to make.

Usage

In literature:

The factum is not badly drawn up.
"The Memoirs of the Louis XIV. and The Regency, Complete" by Elizabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse d'Orleans
Haec si apud votarios, monachos, sanctos scilicet homunciones, quid in foro, quid in aula factum suspiceris?
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Factum est nonis Novembris, anno 1516 in fol.
"De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
Ubi proelium factum est, imperator reperiri non potuit.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
Genitum, non factum, consubstantialem Patri: per quem omnia facta sunt.
"The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book" by Various
But neither this factum, nor two requisitions of the governor, could prevail on these fathers to obey.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 8 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
FACTUM EST (L.), it is done.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
Atque ita factum est omni tempore in libris iis, qui pro sacris habiti sunt.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume II (of 4)" by George Grote
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