finding

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written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location address , destination , name and address
legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felony without a trial bill of attainder
religion believing in finding enlightenment through meditation Buddhism
finding a way to take money back from people that they were given in another way clawback
someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault common scold , nag , nagger , scold , scolder
navigational instrument for finding directions compass
finding as to the applicability of a rule of law to particular facts conclusion of law , finding of law
willful refusal to appear before a court or comply with a court order; can result in a finding of contempt of court contumacy
disease finding diagnosis , prognosis
act of preventing someone from participating by finding them unqualified disqualification
work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts hunt , hunting
fraud (as by use of forged documents or false claims or perjury) that misleads a court or jury and induces a finding for the one perpetrating the fraud intrinsic fraud
mathematical process of finding the maximum value of a function maximization
excavation consisting of a vertical or sloping passageway for finding or mining ore or for ventilating a mine mineshaft
annoy by persistent fault-finding nag
impeding those who seek justice in a court (as by trying to influence or intimidate any juror or witness or officer of the court); can result in a finding of contempt of court obstruction of justice
finding one's bearings orientation
bearings, finding one's orientation
(criminal law) a finding that the defendant is guilty of some charges but innocent of others partial verdict
act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something proof , substantiation , validation
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