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finding

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of finding

  1. 1 a decision made by a court or tribunal regarding a case it has heard <the Supreme Court's finding was that the state law was unconstitutional> Synonyms doom, sentence, holding, judgment (or judgement), rulingRelated Words inquest, verdict; authority; decree, edict, injunction, order; arbitrament, award, declaration, deliverance, dictum, pronouncement; conclusion, decision, determination, opinion, resolution; discipline, penalty, punishment

  2. 2 the act or process of sighting or learning the existence of something for the first time <the scientists were thrilled with the finding of the new fossil> Synonyms detection, discovery, spotting, unearthingRelated Words awareness, espial, notice; disclosure, exposure, revelation, uncovering, unveiling; creation, invention; exploration; rediscoveryNear Antonyms disappearance, loss; concealment, hiding




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