Prejudicate
Prejudicate Pre*ju"di*cate, a. [L. praejudicatus, p. p. of praejudicare to prejudge; prae before + judicare to judge. See {Judge}.] 1. Formed before due examination. ``Ignorance and prejudicate opinions.'' --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

2. Biased by opinions formed prematurely; prejudiced. ``Prejudicate readers.'' --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Prejudicate — Pre*ju di*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prejudicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prejudicating}.] [Cf. {Prejudge}.] To determine beforehand, especially to disadvantage; to prejudge. [1913 Webster] Our dearest friend Prejudicates the business. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prejudicate — Pre*ju di*cate, v. i. To prejudge. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prejudicate — index forejudge, prejudge Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • prejudicate — v. a. See prejudge …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • prejudicate — I. verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin praejudicatus, past participle of praejudicare to prejudge transitive verb 1. obsolete : to affect in a prejudicial manner 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prejudicated — Prejudicate Pre*ju di*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prejudicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prejudicating}.] [Cf. {Prejudge}.] To determine beforehand, especially to disadvantage; to prejudge. [1913 Webster] Our dearest friend Prejudicates the business.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prejudicating — Prejudicate Pre*ju di*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prejudicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prejudicating}.] [Cf. {Prejudge}.] To determine beforehand, especially to disadvantage; to prejudge. [1913 Webster] Our dearest friend Prejudicates the business.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prejudge — Pre*judge , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prejudged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prejudging}.] [Pref. pre + judge: cf. F. pr[ e]juger. Cf. {Prejudicate}, {Prejudice}.] To judge before hearing, or before full and sufficient examination; to decide or sentence by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prejudged — Prejudge Pre*judge , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prejudged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prejudging}.] [Pref. pre + judge: cf. F. pr[ e]juger. Cf. {Prejudicate}, {Prejudice}.] To judge before hearing, or before full and sufficient examination; to decide or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prejudging — Prejudge Pre*judge , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prejudged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prejudging}.] [Pref. pre + judge: cf. F. pr[ e]juger. Cf. {Prejudicate}, {Prejudice}.] To judge before hearing, or before full and sufficient examination; to decide or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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