fact-check

[ fakt-chek ]
/ ˈfæktˌtʃɛk /

verb (used with object)

to confirm the truth of (an assertion made in speech or writing), often as part of the research or editorial process.

noun

the action of confirming the truth of an assertion made in speech or writing: A fact-check of the senator’s speech revealed several misleading comments about his opponent.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

OTHER WORDS FROM fact-check

fact-checker, nounfact-checking, noun, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for fact-check