[ fahyn-ding ]
/ ˈfaɪn dɪŋ /


the act of a person or thing that finds; discovery.
Often findings. something that is found or ascertained.
Law. a decision or verdict after judicial inquiry.
findings, tools, materials, etc., used by artisans.

Origin of finding

before 1000; Middle English, Old English; see find, -ing1

Related forms

non·find·ing, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for findings


/ (ˈfaɪndɪŋ) /


a thing that is found or discovered
law the conclusion reached after a judicial inquiry; verdict
(plural) US the tools and equipment of an artisan
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