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ˈvɜr dɪktver·dict

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. verdict, finding of factnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. verdictnoun

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

  2. verdictnoun

    An opinion or judgement.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verdictnoun

    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. Verdictnoun

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

  3. Etymology: [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.]

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  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.]

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  1. verdict

    See Finding.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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

Examples of verdict in a Sentence

  1. Sanket Chheda:

    The dip in demand in very marginal. I'm waiting for a definitive verdict on this. Till then, I'm not thinking of taking it off the menu.

  2. Steve Friedberg:

    The Chrisleys are devastated and disappointed with the verdict ; however, Todd Chrisley will be actively pursuing an appeal, todd Chrisley are grateful for all of the love and support Todd Chrisley have received from Todd Chrisley family, friends and fans.

  3. Mohamed Aghnaj:

    This is a shocking verdict, upholding the first instance sentences shows that the appeals court did not sufficiently examine the case.

  4. Philip Luther:

    This is a farcical verdict which strikes at the heart of freedom of expression in Egypt, today's verdict must be overturned immediately -- Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed should be allowed to walk free without conditions. We consider them to be prisoners of conscience, jailed solely for exercising their right to freedom of expression.

  5. Keith Ellison:

    I would not call today's verdict justice, however, because justice implies true restoration, but it is accountability, which is the first step towards justice, and now the cause of justice is in your hands.

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