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Definition 1: the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation - [noun denoting act]

Samples where finding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the determination of molecular structures

Synonyms for finding in the sense of this definition

(finding is a kind of ...) the act of discovering something

(... is a kind of finding ) the act of designating or identifying something

(... is a kind of finding ) finding a solution to a problem

(... is a kind of finding ) the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something

(... is a kind of finding ) the act of determining that something is false

(... is a kind of finding ) a determination of the place where something is

"he got a good fix on the target"

(... is a kind of finding ) the act of determining or ordaining in advance what is to take place

(... is a kind of finding ) determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve

(... is a kind of finding ) determining again

Definition 2: the decision of a court on issues of fact or law - [noun denoting act]

(finding is a kind of ...) (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it

(... is a kind of finding ) (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment

(... is a kind of finding ) a finding as to the applicability of a rule of law to particular facts

(finding belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 3: something that is found - [noun denoting object]

Samples where finding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the findings in the gastrointestinal tract indicate that he died several hours after dinner
  • an area rich in archaeological findings

(finding is a kind of ...) a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

"it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

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