find against (someone or something)

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find against (someone or something)

To declare that someone or something is guilty, as in a courtroom. I'm glad to hear that the jury found against the defendants—there was more than enough evidence to prove their guilt.
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find against someone or something

[for a jury or a judge] to announce a decision against one side of a lawsuit. The jury found against the defendant, who was a horrible witness. The court found against the corporation and levied a fine.
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find against

v.
To decide that someone or something is guilty, as in a court of law: The jury found against the defendants.
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"Our brief urges the court to find against him," says Julie Underwood, general counsel for NSBA, "because we think there are lots of other ways he could have gone about seeking a review of the school district's decision."