from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something that has been found.
- n. A conclusion reached after examination or investigation: the finding of a grand jury; a coroner's findings.
- n. A statement or document containing an authoritative decision or conclusion: a presidential finding that authorized the covert operation.
- n. Small tools and materials used by an artisan: a jeweler's findings.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A result of research or an investigation.
- n. A formal conclusion by a judge, jury or regulatory agency on issues of fact.
- n. A self-contained component of assembled jewellery.
- v. Present participle of find.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That which is found, come upon, or provided; esp. (pl.), that which a journeyman artisan finds or provides for himself; as tools, trimmings, etc.
- n. Support; maintenance; that which is provided for one; expence; provision.
- n. The result of a judicial examination or inquiry, especially into some matter of fact; a verdict.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of discovering or ascertaining; discovery.
- n. That which is found by observation or search; especially, in law, a statement of a conclusion arrived at by the judicial trial of an issue.
- n. That which is provided for one's support or maintenance; expense.
- n. plural The tools, appliances, and materials which some workmen have to furnish in their employment, particularly those used by shoemakers; hence, in the United States, shoemakers' supplies in general, excepting leather: as, leather and findings.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the decision of a court on issues of fact or law
- n. the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
- n. something that is found
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