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ver·dict

 (vûr′dĭkt)
n.
1. Law The decision of the jury after the trial of a case.
2. An expressed conclusion; a judgment or opinion: the verdict of history.

[Middle English verdit, from Anglo-Norman : ver, true (from Latin vērus; see wērə-o- in Indo-European roots) + dit, speech (from Latin dictum, from neuter past participle of dīcere, to say; see deik- in Indo-European roots).]

verdict

(ˈvɜːdɪkt)
n
1. (Law) the findings of a jury on the issues of fact submitted to it for examination and trial; judgment
2. any decision, judgment, or conclusion
[C13: from Medieval Latin vērdictum, from Latin vērē dictum truly spoken, from vērus true + dīcere to say]

ver•dict

(ˈvɜr dɪkt)

n.
1. the finding of a jury in a matter submitted to their judgment.
2. any judgment or decision.
[1250–1300; Middle English verdi(c)t < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin vērēdictum literally, something said truly; see very, diction]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.verdict - (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decisionverdict - (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
finding - the decision of a court on issues of fact or law
compromise verdict - a verdict resulting from improper compromises between jurors on material issues
directed verdict - a verdict entered by the court in a jury trial without consideration by the jury; "there cannot be a directed verdict of guilty in a criminal trial"
false verdict - a manifestly unjust verdict; not true to the evidence
general verdict - an ordinary verdict declaring which party prevails without any special findings of fact
partial verdict - (criminal law) a finding that the defendant is guilty of some charges but innocent of others
special verdict - a verdict rendered on certain specific factual issues posed by the court without finding for one party or the other
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"

verdict

noun decision, finding, judgment, opinion, sentence, conclusion, conviction, adjudication, pronouncement The jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict.
Translations
حُكْمحُكْم المُحَلَّفينحُكْم، قَرار
výrokverdikt
kendelseafgørelsedom
lausuntooikeuden päätöstuomio
presuda
niîurstaîa, dómurúrskurîur
評決
평결판정
sprendimasverdiktas
lēmumsspriedums
verdiktvýrok
sodba
utslag
คำตัดสินของคณะลูกขุน
lời tuyên án

verdict

[ˈvɜːdɪkt] N (Jur) (= judgment) → veredicto m, fallo m; [of judge] → sentencia f (fig) → opinión f, juicio m
verdict of guilty/not guiltyveredicto m de culpabilidad/inocencia
to bring in or return a verdict (Jur) → emitir or pronunciar un veredicto, emitir un fallo
the inquest recorded an open verdictlas pesquisas judiciales no determinaban las causas del fallecimiento
to give one's verdict (on sb/sth)dar un veredicto (sobre algn/algo), dar su juicio or opinión (sobre algn/algo)
what's your verdict?¿qué opinas de esto?
his verdict on the wine was unfavourabledio un juicio desfavorable sobre el vino

verdict

[ˈvɜːrdɪkt] n
(LAW) [jury] → verdict m
a verdict of guilty → un verdict de culpabilité
a verdict of not guilty → un verdict de non-culpabilité
to return a verdict → rendre un verdict
(= opinion) → verdict m
a verdict on sth → un verdict sur qch
What's your verdict on the new uniform? → Quel est votre verdict sur le nouvel uniforme?

verdict

n
(Jur) → Urteil nt; a verdict of guilty/not guiltyein Schuldspruch m/Freispruch m; what’s the verdict?wie lautet das Urteil? ? bring in, return
(of doctor, critic etc)Urteil nt; (of electors)Entscheidung f, → Votum nt; what’s your verdict on this wine?wie beurteilst du diesen Wein?; to give one’s verdict about or on somethingsein Urteil über etw (acc)abgeben

verdict

[ˈvɜːdɪkt] n (Law) → verdetto, sentenza; (opinion) → giudizio, parere m
verdict of guilty/not guilty → verdetto di colpevolezza/non colpevolezza
his verdict on the wine was unfavourable → ha dato un giudizio sfavorevole sul vino

verdict

(ˈvəːdikt) noun
1. the decision of a jury at the end of a trial. The jury brought in a verdict of guilty.
2. an opinion or decision reached after consideration. The competitors are still waiting for the verdict of the judges.

verdict

حُكْم výrok kendelse Urteil ετυμηγορία veredicto oikeuden päätös verdict presuda verdetto 評決 평결 uitspraak kjennelse werdykt veredicto, veredito вердикт utslag คำตัดสินของคณะลูกขุน jüri kararı lời tuyên án 裁决

verdict

n. veredicto, fallo.
References in classic literature ?
They are sometimes induced to find special verdicts, which refer the main question to the decision of the court.
He gives you the official teaching on the whole subject, is precise as to rules, mentions illustrative events, quotes law cases where verdicts turned upon a point of stowage.
Reason as I might, and plead as I might, he still persisted in referring me to the Scotch Verdict.
When the verdict was called for, the Jury declined, As the word was so puzzling to spell; But they ventured to hope that the Snark wouldn't mind Undertaking that duty as well.
Your duty has been already explained to you; if there is nothing you wish to ask you may go outside and consider your verdict.
cried one, springing to his feet, and in an instant the entire thirty-one judges were on their feet with upraised swords in token of the unanimity of their verdict.
private verdict against him among themselves, and afterwards
Consider your verdict,' he said to the jury, in a low, trembling voice.
The verdict of the coroner's jury was that he "came to his death by a visitation of God.
Ali Cogia, furious at having to suffer such a loss, protested against the verdict, declaring that he would appeal to the Caliph, Haroun-al-Raschid, himself.
Modesty, if one may trust to the verdict of the mass of mankind, is a good quality.
I hoped that when David was able to talk--and not merely to stare at me for five minutes and then say "hat"--his spoken verdict, however damning, would be less expressive than his verdict without words, but I was disillusioned.