from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To determine or decide by judicial procedure; adjudicate.
- transitive v. To order judicially; rule.
- transitive v. To award (damages, for example) by law.
- transitive v. To regard, consider, or deem: was adjudged incompetent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To declare to be.
- v. To deem or determine to be.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To award judicially in the case of a controverted question.
- transitive v. To determine in the exercise of judicial power; to decide or award judicially; to adjudicate.
- transitive v. To sentence; to condemn.
- transitive v. To regard or hold; to judge; to deem.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To award judicially; assign: as, the prize was adjudged to him.
- To decide by a judicial opinion or sentence; adjudicate upon; determine; settle.
- To pass sentence on; sentence or condemn.
- To deem; judge; consider.
- Synonyms To decree, adjudicate.
- To decree; decide; pass sentence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. declare to be
Middle English ajugen, from Old French ajuger, from Latin adiūdicāre; see adjudicate.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old French ajugier, from Latin adiudicare. (Wiktionary)