verdict-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: a ruling or finding by a jury

Commentary: VERDICT[+event][+speech_act][+decision][+finding][+legal][+by_jury]

The jury has returned a verdict of 'not guilty' in the case of Jones vs. Utah.
The jury is still deliberating and has not reached a verdict.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a personal opinion

Commentary: VERDICT[+event][+speech_act][+opinion][+personal] [+state][+mental][+judgment]

So what's your verdict on my new hairdo?
John's verdict of Mary's culinary skills was fairly harsh.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1a