from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Law The finding of a jury in a trial.
- n. An expressed conclusion; a judgment or opinion: the verdict of history.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.
- n. An opinion or judgement.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The answer of a jury given to the court concerning any matter of fact in any cause, civil or criminal, committed to their examination and determination; the finding or decision of a jury on the matter legally submitted to them in the course of the trial of a cause.
- n. Decision; judgment; opinion pronounced.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, the answer of a jury given to the court concerning any matter of fact in any cause, civil or criminal, committed to their trial and examination.
- n. Pecision; judgment; opinion pronounced: as, the verdict of the public.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
That we succeeded, your verdict is ample testimony.
Saesnag at Roznamcha - Bach opines the verdict is a political one:
Zoya Hasan at DNA says that the verdict is a reaffirmation of the Indian electorate's faith in the Nehru-Gandhi family.
A lawyer representing Muslim plaintiffs in the case, Zafaryab Jilanni, says the verdict is a step towards unity.
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I mean the verdict is already out, and highlights have often already hit the news.
This verdict is the result of the unconscionable manner in which the Justice Department lawyers conducted this trial.
I've used it as a writing sample before and it's scored me three freelance jobs with its copious merit; but every time I submit it to a short story market, the verdict is always, This is great, but it's too long for our format.
Liljestrand told us, the keen endeavour to arrive at a fair and honest judgement, without prejudice of any kind, neither national, nor racial, nor personal; and as such, to echo Sir Winston's message, their verdict is accepted.
So far the verdict is in favour of a trial by 53% supporting and 45% not supporting.