Definitions for verdictˈvɜr dɪkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. verdict, finding of fact(noun)

    (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment

Wiktionary

  1. verdict(Noun)

    A decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

  2. verdict(Noun)

    An opinion or judgement.

  3. Origin: Old French verdit, from veir + dit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verdict(noun)

    the answer of a jury given to the court concerning any matter of fact in any cause, civil or criminal, committed to their examination and determination; the finding or decision of a jury on the matter legally submitted to them in the course of the trial of a cause

  2. Verdict(noun)

    decision; judgment; opinion pronounced; as, to be condemned by the verdict of the public

  3. Origin: [OE. verdit, OF. verdit, veirdit, LL. verdictum, veredictum; L. vere truly (fr. verus true) + dictum a saying, a word, fr. dicere, dictum, to say. See Very, and Dictum.]

Freebase

  1. Verdict

    In law, a verdict is the formal finding of fact made by a jury on matters or questions submitted to the jury by a judge. The term, from the Latin veredictum, literally means "to say the truth" and is derived from Middle English verdit, from Anglo-Norman: a compound of ver and dit.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Verdict

    ver′dikt, n. the finding of a jury on a trial: decision: opinion pronounced.—Open verdict, a verdict upon an inquest which finds that a crime has been committed without specifying the criminal; Special verdict, a verdict in which specific facts are found and put on the record. [O. Fr. verdit—Low L. veredictum—L. vere, truly, dictum, a saying.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'verdict' in Nouns Frequency: #2185

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of verdict in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of verdict in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Prosecutor Juan Martinez:

    Return a verdict of death.

  2. Dimitri Bontinck:

    This verdict could create more hate and frustration.

  3. Dragisa Jokic:

    I have to admit that I did not expect such a verdict.

  4. Dean Holman:

    We're pleased with the verdict. The case presented complex legal issues.

  5. Douglas Butz:

    The defense is raising every issue they can to try to deal with this verdict.

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