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Meaning of ADJUDGE

Pronunciation:  u'juj

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent"
 

ADJUDGE is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: declare, hold
 
 See Also: acknowledge, admit, bastardise, bastardize, beatify, call, cancel, canonise, canonize, certify, formalise, formalize, judge, label, pronounce, saint, strike down, superannuate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad*judge"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjudged}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Adjudging}.] [OE. ajugen, OF. ajugier, fr. L.
adjudicare; ad + judicare to judge. See {Judge}, and cf.
{Adjudicate}.]
1. To award judicially in the case of a controverted
   question; as, the prize was adjudged to the victor.

2. To determine in the exercise of judicial power; to decide
   or award judicially; to adjudicate; as, the case was
   adjudged in the November term.

3. To sentence; to condemn.

         Without reprieve, adjudged to death For want of well
         pronouncing Shibboleth.               --Milton.

4. To regard or hold; to judge; to deem.

         He adjudged him unworthy of his friendship.
                                               --Knolles.

Syn: To decree; award; determine; adjudicate; ordain; assign.

 

 

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