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ver·dict

verdict

 
 
pronunciation:
vuhr dihkt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the decision of a judge or jury in a law case.
The verdict in Mr. Simpson's trial was "not guilty."
synonyms:
judgment, ruling
similar words:
conclusion, decision, decree, opinion, sentence
definition 2: any decision or opinion.
After living with lime-green walls for a week, the verdict in my family was that the color had to go.
synonyms:
decision, judgment
similar words:
determination, opinion
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The word verdict contains the following parts:
dic, dict Latin root that means speak, declare
ver Latin root that means truth
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