Adjudging
Adjudge 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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

3. To sentence; to condemn. [1913 Webster]

Without reprieve, adjudged to death For want of well pronouncing Shibboleth. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

4. To regard or hold; to judge; to deem. [1913 Webster]

He adjudged him unworthy of his friendship. --Knolles. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To decree; award; determine; adjudicate; ordain; assign. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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