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|Noun||1.||general verdict - an ordinary verdict declaring which party prevails without any special findings of fact|
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
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"
special verdict - a verdict rendered on certain specific factual issues posed by the court without finding for one party or the other