Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “finding”

See all translations

finding

noun uk   /ˈfaɪn.dɪŋ/ us  

finding noun (DISCOVERY)

[C] a piece of information that is discovered during an official examination of a problem, situation, or object: The report's finding on the decrease in violent crime supports the police chief's claims.
More examples

finding noun (JUDGMENT)

[C usually singular] a judgment made at the end of an official legal inquiry (= a process to discover the answer to something)
Translations of “finding”
in Korean 결과…
in Arabic نَتيجة…
in Portuguese descoberta, resultado…
in Catalan resultat, conclusió…
in Japanese 発見…
in Italian risultato, risultati…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發現, (正式的)調查發現,調研結果…
in Russian полученные данные…
in Turkish bulgu, netice, sonuç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发现, (正式的)调查发现,调研结果…
in Polish wniosek, wynik…
(Definition of finding from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of finding?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “finding” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

thug

a man who acts violently, especially to commit a crime

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More