What does verdict mean?

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ˈvɜr dɪktver·dict

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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.

    Etymology: Old French verdit, from veir + dit.

  2. verdict(Noun)

    An opinion or judgement.

    Etymology: 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

    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. Verdict(noun)

    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.

British National Corpus

  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. Larry Iser:

    Unfortunately, today's jury verdict has blurred the lines between protectable elements of a musical composition and the unprotectable musical style or groove exemplified by Marvin Gaye, although Gaye was the Prince of Soul, he didn't own a copyright to the genre, and Thicke and Williams' homage to the feel of Marvin Gaye is not infringing.

  2. Carl Tobias:

    If Judge Balkman rules in favor of Oklahoma and awards the damages that The State seeks, the case will be historic as the most substantial verdict in this type of litigation, it will also be important because it could be the first case to recognize the nuisance theory in the opioid context.

  3. Judge Gaughan:

    Neither the Supreme Court's decision today, nor the sentence determined by Judge Gaughan rescinds the felony convictions or undermines the jury's verdict, or makes me any less proud of my team's exemplary work the last two and a half years.

  4. Reed Brody:

    The verdict sends a powerful message that the days when tyrants could brutalize their people, pillage their treasury and escape abroad to a life of luxury are coming to an end.

  5. Cliff Gardner:

    We are grateful for the California Supreme Court's unanimous recognition that if the state wishes to put someone to death, it must proceed to trial only with a fairly selected jury. Prosecutors may not rely on a jury specifically organized by the state to return a verdict of death.

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