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One entry found for verdict.
Main Entry: ver·dict
Pronunciation: primarystressvschwar-(secondarystress)dikt
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English verdit, verdict "a decision by a jury," derived from early French veir "true" and dit "saying, formal pronouncement"; veir from Latin verus "true" and dit from Latin dictum "formal pronouncement," derived from dicere "to say" --related to DICTATE, VERIFY, VERY
1 : the decision reached by a jury
2 : an opinion held or expressed : JUDGMENT

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