aider by verdict

aid·​er by verdict | \ ˈā-dər- \

Legal Definition of aider by verdict

: the presumption after a verdict that all facts necessary to the verdict were proven : the correcting of a pleading defect (as failing to allege a fact) by the verdict in order to conform to the evidence

History and Etymology for aider by verdict

probably from aid + -er (as in disclaimer, retainer)

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“Aider by verdict.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/aider%20by%20verdict. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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