adjudge

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verb ad·judge \ə-ˈjəj\

Definition of adjudge

adjudged

;

adjudging

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to decide or rule upon as a judge :  adjudicateb :  to pronounce judicially :  rule

  3. 2 archaic :  sentence, condemn

  4. 3 :  to hold or pronounce to be :  deem adjudge the book a success

  5. 4 :  to award or grant judicially in a case of controversy

Examples of adjudge in a Sentence

  1. The court adjudged the contract to be fraudulent.

  2. his version of what had happened was generally adjudged to be completely fictitious

Origin and Etymology of adjudge

Middle English ajugen, from Anglo-French ajuger, from Latin adjudicare, from ad- + judicare to judge — more at 2judge


First Known Use: 14th century


ADJUDGE Defined for English Language Learners

adjudge

play
verb ad·judge \ə-ˈjəj\

Definition of adjudge for English Language Learners

  • : to consider or judge (something) in a specified way


Law Dictionary

adjudge

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transitive verb ad·judge \ə-ˈjəj\

Legal Definition of adjudge

adjudged

adjudging

  1. 1 :  adjudicate

  2. 2 :  to award, grant, or impose judicially adjudge costs to the plaintiff

adjudgment

noun


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