fact-check - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈfæktˌtʃek/
present tense
I/you/we/theyfact-check
he/she/itfact-checks
present participlefact-checking
past tensefact-checked
past participlefact-checked
  1. to make sure that facts are correct, especially in something that is published

    Journalists should fact-check all sources and then report the results.