What Does FACTS Mean in a Text?

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The Quick Answer

FACTS is an expression of emphatic agreement.

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The term "facts" (i.e., things that are known or proved to be true) is used to express agreement with with something that someone has just said (often with something that the sender themself has just said). For example:
  • Toni: The Falcons are going to win the Super Bowl this year.
  • Jo: Facts! There's no stopping us.
  • Ali: You Falcons fans are totally deluded. Facts!
In this context, "facts" is used in the same way as abbreviations and expressions such as:
  • 4SHO - "For sure."
  • BET - "Definitely, for sure."
  • DEFS - "Definitely."
  • FACT - "Definitely, without doubt."
  • ITA - "I totally agree."

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meaning of FACTS

"Expression of Emphatic Agreement"

Summary of Key Points

"Expression of Emphatic Agreement" is, by far, the most common meaning for FACTS when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Definition:Expression of Emphatic Agreement
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1: Easy to guess

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An Academic Look at FACTS

When used as an expression of emphatic agreement, "facts" is a slang word. Slang refers to words, phrases and uses of language that are regarded as very informal and which are often restricted to a special context or a particular group of users.

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