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 English Language Learners
Definition of finding for English Language Learners
: a legal decision
: the results of an investigation
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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