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Verdict vs. Judgment

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Verdictnoun

(legal) A decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

‘The jury returned a "not guilty" verdict.’;

Judgmentnoun

The act of judging.

Verdictnoun

An opinion or judgement.

‘a "not out" verdict from the umpire’;

Judgmentnoun

The power or faculty of performing such operations; especially, when unqualified, the faculty of judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely

‘a man of judgment’; ‘a politician without judgment’;

Verdictnoun

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.

Judgmentnoun

The conclusion or result of judging; an opinion; a decision.

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Verdictnoun

Decision; judgment; opinion pronounced; as, to be condemned by the verdict of the public.

‘These were enormities condemned by the most natural verdict of common humanity.’; ‘Two generations have since confirmed the verdict which was pronounced on that night.’;

Judgmentnoun

(legal) The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge.

Verdictnoun

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

Judgmentnoun

(theology) The final award; the last sentence.

Verdict

In law, a verdict is the formal finding of fact made by a jury on matters or questions submitted to the jury by a judge. In a bench trial, the judge's decision near the end of the trial is simply referred to as a finding.

Judgmentnoun

The act of judging; the operation of the mind, involving comparison and discrimination, by which a knowledge of the values and relations of things, whether of moral qualities, intellectual concepts, logical propositions, or material facts, is obtained; as, by careful judgment he avoided the peril; by a series of wrong judgments he forfeited confidence.

‘I oughte deme, of skilful jugement,That in the salte sea my wife is deed.’;

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Judgmentnoun

The power or faculty of performing such operations (see 1); esp., when unqualified, the faculty of judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely; good sense; as, a man of judgment; a politician without judgment.

‘He shall judge thy people with righteousness and thy poor with judgment.’; ‘Hernia. I would my father look'd but with my eyes.Theseus. Rather your eyes must with his judgment look.’;

Judgmentnoun

The conclusion or result of judging; an opinion; a decision.

‘She in my judgment was as fair as you.’; ‘Who first his judgment asked, and then a place.’;

Judgmentnoun

The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge; the mandate or sentence of God as the judge of all.

‘In judgments between rich and poor, consider not what the poor man needs, but what is his own.’; ‘Most heartily I do beseech the courtTo give the judgment.’;

Judgmentnoun

That act of the mind by which two notions or ideas which are apprehended as distinct are compared for the purpose of ascertaining their agreement or disagreement. See 1. The comparison may be threefold: (1) Of individual objects forming a concept. (2) Of concepts giving what is technically called a judgment. (3) Of two judgments giving an inference. Judgments have been further classed as analytic, synthetic, and identical.

‘A judgment is the mental act by which one thing is affirmed or denied of another.’; ‘The power by which we are enabled to perceive what is true or false, probable or improbable, is called by logicians the faculty of judgment.’;

Judgmentnoun

A calamity regarded as sent by God, by way of recompense for wrong committed; a providential punishment.

Judgmentnoun

The final award; the last sentence.

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Judgmentnoun

an opinion formed by judging something;

‘he was reluctant to make his judgment known’; ‘she changed her mind’;

Judgmentnoun

the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event;

‘they criticized my judgment of the contestants’;

Judgmentnoun

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

Judgmentnoun

the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions

Judgmentnoun

the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision;

‘opinions are usually written by a single judge’;

Judgmentnoun

the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions

Judgmentnoun

ability to make good judgments

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