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English noun: finding

1. finding (act) the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation


SamplesThe determination of molecular structures.


Synonymsdetermination


Broader (hypernym)discovery, find, uncovering


Narrower (hyponym)designation, disproof, falsification, falsifying, fix, identification, localisation, localization, locating, location, predetermination, proof, rectification, redetermination, refutal, refutation, resolution, solving, substantiation, validation

2. finding (act) the decision of a court on issues of fact or law


Broader (hypernym)judgement, judgment, judicial decision


Narrower (hyponym)conclusion of law, finding of fact, finding of law, verdict


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

3. finding (object) something that is found


SamplesThe findings in the gastrointestinal tract indicate that he died several hours after dinner.
An area rich in archaeological findings.


Broader (hypernym)object, physical object









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