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Meaning of ADJUDICATE

Pronunciation:  u'joodu`keyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  bring to an end; settle conclusively, as of a conflict; "The case was decided"; "The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff"; "The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance"
  2. [v]  put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; "The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"; "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"
 

ADJUDICATE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: decide, judge, resolve, settle, try
 
 See Also: adjust, court-martial, decide, determine, end, judge, make up one's mind, terminate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ad*ju"di*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjudicated};
    p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjudicating}] [L. adjudicatus, p. p. of
    adjudicare. See {Adjudge}.]
    To adjudge; to try and determine, as a court; to settle by
    judicial decree.
    
    
  2. \Ad*ju"di*cate\, v. i.
    To come to a judicial decision; as, the court adjudicated
    upon the case.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: account, adjudge, allow, arbitrate, be judicious, consider, count, deem, esteem, exercise judgment, express an opinion, form an opinion, hold, judge, pine, presume, referee, regard, suppose, think of, unique
 

 

 

 

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