Definition of Finding

1. Noun. The act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation. "The determination of molecular structures"




2. Noun. The decision of a court on issues of fact or law.
Generic synonyms: Judgement, Judgment, Judicial Decision
Specialized synonyms: Finding Of Fact, Verdict, Conclusion Of Law, Finding Of Law
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Find

3. Noun. Something that is found. "An area rich in archaeological findings"
Generic synonyms: Object, Physical Object
Derivative terms: Find, Find, Find

Definition of Finding

1. 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.

Definition of Finding

1. Noun. The results of research or an investigation. ¹

2. Noun. (legal) A formal conclusion by a judge, jury or regulatory agency on issues of fact. ¹

3. Noun. A self-contained component of assembled jewellery. ¹

4. Verb. (present participle of find) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Finding

1. something that is found [n -S]

Medical Definition of Finding

1. 1. That which is found, come upon, or provided; especially. (pl), that which a journeyman artisan finds or provides for himself; as tools, trimmings, etc. "When a man hath been laboring . . . In the deep mines of knowledge, hath furnished out his findings in all their equipage." (Milton) 2. Support; maintenance; that which is provided for one; expence; provision. 3. The result of a judicial examination or inquiry, especially into some matter of fact; a verdict; as, the finding of a jury. "After his friends finding and his rent." (Chaucer) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Finding

findable
finde
finder
finder's fee
finderlist
finderlists
finders
finders keepers
finderscope
finderscopes
findest
findeth
findfault
findfaults
findin'
finding (current term)
finding fault
finding of fact
finding of law
finding out
findings
findram
findrams
findrinny
finds
finds out
findspot
findspots
findy
fine

Literary usage of Finding

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"North told Sporkin he wanted a more expansive finding than the one Sporkin ... 123 A first draft of the new finding, prepared by a CIA staff lawyer who was ..."

2. The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index, and by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1853)
"He had no sooner brought his men to the engagement, but, finding himself utterly spent, he was again replaced in his litter; where, laying his finger on his ..."

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