aider by verdict

aid·​er 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

Word History


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

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“Aider by verdict.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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