Simple Definition of finding
: a legal decision
: the results of an investigation
Examples of finding in a sentence
The Supreme Court overturned the lower court's finding.
<the Supreme Court's finding was that the state law was unconstitutional>
First Known Use of finding
FINDING Defined for Kids
Definition of finding for Students
1 : the decision of a court
2 : the results of an investigation
Legal Definition of finding
: a determination resulting from judicial or administrative examination or inquiry (as at trial) especially into matters of fact as embodied in the verdict of a jury or decision of a court, referee, or administrative body or officer; also usually pl : a written statement of such determinations — see also factfinding — compare decision, holding, opinion, ruling finding of fact : a determination made by the trier of fact as to a factual issue based on the evidence presented in a case Editor's note: Conclusions of law are based on findings of fact. finding of law : a court's determination of the law as applied to a case : conclusion of law general finding : a finding that the facts in general support a judgment in favor of one of the parties special finding : a finding setting out the ultimate facts upon which the court's judgment is based
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