Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    In fact; in deed.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In fact; by an act; by the act or fact. Ipso facto, by the act itself; by the mere effect of a fact, without anything su-peradded or any proceeding upon it to give it effect 3 Kent, Comm. 55, 58.