Law. the finding or answer of a jury given to the court concerning a matter submitted to their judgment.
a judgment; decision: the verdict of the critics.
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How to use verdict in a sentence
As his wife Yulia cried during the verdict — two years and eight months — he drew a heart for her on the glass wall of his court cage.Russian opposition leader Navalny ordered jailed, calls on supporters to keep pressure on Putin | Isabelle Khurshudyan, Robyn Dixon | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
While she awaited its verdict, she watched the disease ravage the world.
Another reason, a spokeswoman for Elliott claimed, is it’s become harder to secure convictions because juries are asking for video evidence of the crime to turn a guilty verdict more than before.Morning Report: City Attorney Prosecuting Fewer Domestic Violence Cases | Voice of San Diego | January 7, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
In our campaigns, no matter how hard-fought they may be, no matter how close the election may turn out to be, those who lose accept the verdict, and support those who win.‘Grace and humor’: The vice presidents who certified their own election losses | Gillian Brockell | January 2, 2021 | Washington Post
In fact, the race is close enough that the possibility of a split verdict — most likely with Perdue winning but not Loeffler — may be higher than most people assume.
But time and history will render an unambiguous verdict on this matter, as Rubio shall soon see.
Even those who have been leading protests against the verdict have praised Donovan.Meet Dan Donovan, the Prosecutor Who Let Eric Garner’s Killer Walk | David Freedlander | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Rioting and looting ensued shortly after the verdict and racial tensions were tense across the United States for years to follow.
His sons kissed his forehead as the judge announced the verdict.Mubarak’s Acquittal Signals Complete Triumph of Military Over Arab Spring | Jamie Dettmer | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
verdict leaves supporters cheering and opponents gnashing their teeth in frustration.Mubarak’s Acquittal Signals Complete Triumph of Military Over Arab Spring | Jamie Dettmer | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Prima facie, the verdict here is less favorable than in the previous case.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
According to the general verdict, she was equally successful in oils and water-colors.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
The jury handed down the verdict that the parsons were entitled to their back pay but awarded damages of one penny to each parson.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
“Out of sight,” comes the general verdict from the crowd, and bang go a dozen beer glasses in unison on the heavy table.The Real Latin Quarter | F. Berkeley Smith
My opinion would not at all affect the almost unanimous verdict, she replied calmly.The Fifth String | John Philip Sousa
British Dictionary definitions for verdict
the findings of a jury on the issues of fact submitted to it for examination and trial; judgment
any decision, judgment, or conclusion
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