find against sb

find against sb
find against sb
LAW to decide in a court of law that someone is wrong: »

The Advertising Standards Authority has found against the multinational in a case that could prove to be significant.

Main Entry: find

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • find against — index convict Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • find against — Law (of a court) make a decision against or judge to be guilty …   Useful english dictionary

  • find against somebody — ˈfind for/against sb derived no passive (law) to make a decision in favour of/against sb in a court case • The jury found for the defendant. Main entry: ↑findderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • find against or for — Law (of a court) make a decision against (or in favour of); judge to be guilty (or innocent). → find …   English new terms dictionary

  • find — [faɪnd] verb found PTandPP [faʊnd] [transitive] 1. if you find work or employment, you get a job or some work. If you find someone to do a job, you employ them to do that job: • Karen found a job with a major travel company after she completed… …   Financial and business terms

  • find — ► VERB (past and past part. found) 1) discover by chance or deliberately. 2) recognize or discover to be present or to be the case. 3) ascertain by research or calculation. 4) Law (of a court) officially declare to be the case. 5) (find against… …   English terms dictionary

  • find — find1 W1S1 [faınd] v past tense and past participle found [faund] [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(get by searching)¦ 2¦(see by chance)¦ 3¦(discover state of somebody/something)¦ 4¦(do something without meaning to)¦ 5¦(learn something by study)¦ 6¦(think/feel)¦… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • find — 1 /faInd/ past tense and past participle found /faUnd/ verb (T) 1 BY SEARCHING to discover or see something that you have been searching for : I can t find the car keys. | Let s hope we can find a parking space. | No one has found a solution to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • find — find1 [ faınd ] (past tense and past participle found [ faund ] ) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 discover (by searching) ▸ 2 get something ▸ 3 experience emotion etc. ▸ 4 have as opinion ▸ 5 make formal decision ▸ 6 have enough of something ▸ + PHRASES… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • find — I UK [faɪnd] / US verb [transitive] Word forms find : present tense I/you/we/they find he/she/it finds present participle finding past tense found UK [faʊnd] / US past participle found *** 1) to discover something, or to see where it is by… …   English dictionary

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