n. That which is found, come upon, or provided; esp. that which a journeyman artisan finds or provides for himself; as tools, trimmings, etc. Support; maintenance; that which is provided for one; expense; provision. Discovering property which has been lost.
- (Law) The ascertainment of a fact by the judge or chancellor in an equity suit. The result of a judicial examination or inquiry, especially into some matter of fact; a verdict; as, the finding of a jury. A determination made by an administrative agency. Practice. That which has been ascertained; as, the ruling of the jury is conclusive as to matters of fact when confirmed: by a judgment of the court.