Meaning of find against in English:

find against

phrasal verb

Law
  • find against someone(of a court) make a decision against someone or judge them to be guilty.

    ‘On both these issues of fact the judge found against the claimants.’
    • ‘I do not need to deal with this point as it was not a ground on which the judge found against the Appellants.’
    • ‘The final point on which the judge found against the appellant was that the claim the appellant was making was in effect that of the bank and not her claim.’
    • ‘The European Court found against the government, in part, and awarded the newspapers substantial costs.’
    • ‘It was clear that the Commission approached the case with a determination to find against the claimant at all costs.’