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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.

    Etymology: Old French verdit, from veir + dit.

  2. verdictnoun

    An opinion or judgement.

    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

    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.]

  2. Verdictnoun

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

    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.]

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.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  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. Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams:

    No verdict can replace the lives that were lost on that June morning, but I hope today’s verdict brings more closure and healing to the friends and families of those who were injured and lost their lives.

  2. President Biden:

    They’re a good family and they’re calling for peace and tranquility no matter what that verdict is, i’m praying the verdict is the right verdict. I think it’s overwhelming, in my view. I wouldn’t say that unless the jury was sequestered now.

  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. Garcia Zarate:

    A day later, he reiterated his campaign promise to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In 2015, prior to Kate’s law being passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, Trump tweeted that he supported the law. In another tweet, he criticized former President Barack Obama's reaction to the shooting. During his speech at the Republican National Convention as the GOP presidential nominee, Trump mentioned Steinlein his speech. But where was the sanctuary for Kate Steinle? Where was sanctuary for the children of Mary Ann, Sabine and Jamiel Where was sanctuary for all the other- ah it's so sad to even be talking about it cause we can solve this problem so quickly, he said during the speech, referencing sanctuary cities. I don't pay too much attention to it, you know, they're going to say what they're going to say. I really have no say in what's going to be put out there, Brad Steinle said in response to Trump's comments, according to a 2016 interview withABC 7. Jim Steinle told theSan Francisco Chroniclethe family was saddened and shocked by the verdict. There's no other way you can coin it. Justice was rendered, but it was not served.

  5. Sarifuddin Sudding:

    This letter is the basis for us to immediately close the hearing because this is in line with the formulation of the verdict that would have been taken by the ethics committee.

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