find for (someone or something)

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find for (someone or something)

To declare that someone or something is innocent, as in a courtroom. The jury found for the plaintiff, and the defendant had to pay a hefty fine.
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find for someone or something

[for a jury or a judge] to announce a decision in favor of one side of a lawsuit. The judge found for Mrs. Franklin, and that made her family quite happy. The court found for the plaintiff and admonished the defense lawyer.
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find for

v.
To decide that someone or something is innocent, as in a court of law: The judge found for the plaintiff after the hearing.
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References in classic literature ?
And at last publishers, sufficiently daring and far more than sufficiently generous, were found for us by a dear friend, who made one woman very 'uplifted.' He also was an editor, and had as large a part in making me a writer of books as the other in determining what the books should be about.
Money must be found for us to keep our top players in Wales.
What they found for us: Hawthorn Cottage in Clovelly, North Devon.
What they found for us: A comfortable 16th Century hotel near Melksham, Bath, offering the best in English and French cuisine.
What they found for us: A Saturday matinee performance of Thoroughly Modern Millie and two nights at the three-star Novotel in London's Hammersmith.
What they found for us: A stay at the three-star Plaza Hotel in London's Hyde Park and a ride on the London Eye.