Perfect passive participle of faciō (“do, make”).
factus m (feminine facta, neuter factum); first/second declension
- done, made, having been done or made
- came to be
- “factus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
- “factus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
- Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
- having reached man's estate: grandior factus
- (ambiguous) to have become independent, be no longer a minor: sui iuris factum esse
- (ambiguous) he feels better: melius ei factum est
- (ambiguous) to be born for a thing, endowed by nature for it: natum, factum esse ad aliquid (faciendum)
- (ambiguous) to pass from myth to history: ut a fabulis ad facta veniamus
- (ambiguous) a work of art: artis opus; opus arte factum or perfectum
- (ambiguous) a master-piece of classical work: opus summo artificio[TR1] factum
- (ambiguous) to be a born orator: natum, factum esse ad dicendum
- (ambiguous) to make virtue the standard in every thought and act: omnia consilia et facta ad virtutem referre (Phil. 10. 10. 20)
- (ambiguous) a good conscience: conscientia recta, recte facti (factorum), virtutis, bene actae vitae, rectae voluntatis
- (ambiguous) to congratulate oneself on one's clear conscience: conscientia recte factorum erigi
- (ambiguous) thought and deed: consilia et facta (cf. sect. X. 1, note For 'thoughts and deeds'...)
- (ambiguous) silver plate: argentum (factum) (Verr. 5. 25. 63)
- (ambiguous) the rate of interest has gone up from 4 per cent to 8 per cent: fenus ex triente Id. Quint. factum erat bessibus (Att. 4. 15. 7)
- (ambiguous) to advance to the walls protected by a covering of shields: testudine facta moenia subire (B. G. 2. 6)
- (ambiguous) after capitulation: deditione facta (Sall. Iug. 26)
- (ambiguous) there was great slaughter of fugitives: magna caedes hostium fugientium facta est
- (ambiguous) Asia was made subject to Rome: Asia populi Romani facta est