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find·ing

 (fīn′dĭng)
n.
1. Something that has been found.
2.
a. A conclusion reached after examination or investigation: the finding of a grand jury; a coroner's findings.
b. A statement or document containing an authoritative decision or conclusion: a presidential finding that authorized the covert operation.
3. findings Small tools and materials used by an artisan: a jeweler's findings.

finding

(ˈfaɪndɪŋ)
n
1. a thing that is found or discovered
2. (Law) law the conclusion reached after a judicial inquiry; verdict
3. (Tools) (plural) US the tools and equipment of an artisan

find•ing

(ˈfaɪn dɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of one that finds.
2. Often, findings. something that is found or ascertained.
3.
a. a decision or verdict after judicial inquiry.
b. a U.S. presidential order authorizing an action.
4. findings, small tools, components, etc., used by artisans.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.finding - the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"
discovery, find, uncovering - the act of discovering something
identification, designation - the act of designating or identifying something
solving, resolution - finding a solution to a problem
validation, substantiation, proof - the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
falsifying, refutal, disproof, refutation, falsification - the act of determining that something is false
localization, locating, localisation, location, fix - a determination of the place where something is; "he got a good fix on the target"
predetermination - the act of determining or ordaining in advance what is to take place
rectification - determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve
redetermination - determining again
2.finding - the decision of a court on issues of fact or law
judicial decision, judgment, judgement - (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
finding of fact, verdict - (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
conclusion of law, finding of law - a finding as to the applicability of a rule of law to particular facts
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
3.finding - something that is found; "the findings in the gastrointestinal tract indicate that he died several hours after dinner"; "an area rich in archaeological findings"
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

finding

noun (usually plural)
1. result, decision, conclusion, verdict, recommendation the main findings of the survey (usually plural)
2. judgment, ruling, decision, award, conclusion, verdict, recommendation, decree, pronouncement He said we should accept the findings of the court.

finding

noun
Something that has been discovered:
Translations

finding

[ˈfaɪndɪŋ] N
1. (= discovery) → descubrimiento m
2. (= conclusion) → resultado m
3. (Jur) → fallo m
to make a findingfallar
4. findings (= conclusions) → conclusiones fpl; (= results) → resultados mpl

finding

n
findings plErgebnis(se) nt(pl); (medical) → Befund m; the findings of the commission were as followsdie Kommission kam zu folgendem Ergebnis
(Jur, = verdict) → Urteil (→ sspruch m) nt

finding

n hallazgo
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Slipping out, she ran down and, finding a servant, asked if he could get her a carriage.
He thought that he would have been willing to go through the frightful experience a thousand times to be sure of finding at the end of the long black road a thing so lovely as his mother had suddenly become.
There was no way of finding out, however, until Tom had a chance to talk to Ned, and at present the young scientist was eagerly listening to what came over the wire.
I have a letter somewhere," looking in the machine drawer and finding the letter in the bottom of the workbasket.
When, therefore, intelligence was received at the fort which covered the southern termination of the portage between the Hudson and the lakes, that Montcalm had been seen moving up the Champlain, with an army "numerous as the leaves on the trees," its truth was admitted with more of the craven reluctance of fear than with the stern joy that a warrior should feel, in finding an enemy within reach of his blow.
They besieged us forty-eight hours; during which time seven of them were killed, and at last, finding themselves not likely to prevail, they raised the siege, and departed.
Consequently, when Christie and Jessie Carr proposed a ride through the adjacent canyon on the second morning, they had no difficulty in finding horses in the well- furnished stables of their opulent entertainers, nor cavaliers among the other guests, who were too happy to find favor in the eyes of the two pretty girls who were supposed to be abnormally fastidious and refined.
After this incident, Hepzibah retreated to the back parlor, where she at first caught up a half-finished stocking, and began knitting at it with nervous and irregular jerks; but quickly finding herself at odds with the stitches, she threw it aside, and walked hurriedly about the room.
Finding it so directly on the threshold of our narrative, which is now about to issue from that inauspicious portal, we could hardly do otherwise than pluck one of its flowers, and present it to the reader.
Who ever heard of finding a man in the middle of the ocean just by smell
Turning away from the sea we wandered miserably inland, finding as we went various herbs and fruits which we ate, feeling that we might as well live as long as possible though we had no hope of escape.
I know that wandering fool under the tree there, who has come so far without finding what he seeks.