adjudge

  • 1 adjudge — ad·judge /ə jəj/ vt ad·judged, ad·judg·ing 1: adjudicate 2: to award, grant, or impose judicially adjudge costs to the plaintiff ad·judg·ment n Me …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 adjudge — (v.) late 14c., to make a judicial decision, from O.Fr. ajugier to judge, pass judgment on, from L. adjudicare grant or award as a judge, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + judicare to judge, which is related to judicem (see JUDGE (Cf. j …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 adjudge — adjudicate, *judge, arbitrate Analogous words: rule, *decide, determine, settle: award, accord, *grant: *allot, assign …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 adjudge — ► VERB ▪ decide or award judicially. ORIGIN Latin adjudicare, from ad to + judicare to judge …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 adjudge — [ə juj′] vt. adjudged, adjudging [ME ajugen < OFr ajugier < L adjudicare < ad , to + judicare, to judge, decide < judex, JUDGE] 1. to judge or decide by law 2. to declare or order by law 3. to give or award (costs, etc.) by law 4.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 adjudge — UK [əˈdʒʌdʒ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms adjudge : present tense I/you/we/they adjudge he/she/it adjudges present participle adjudging past tense adjudged past participle adjudged formal to make an official judgment about someone or… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 adjudge — transitive verb (adjudged; adjudging) Etymology: Middle English ajugen, from Anglo French ajuger, from Latin adjudicare, from ad + judicare to judge more at judge Date: 14th century 1. a. to decide or rule upon as a judge ; adjudicate …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 adjudge — /euh juj /, v.t., adjudged, adjudging. 1. to declare or pronounce formally; decree: The will was adjudged void. 2. to award or assign judicially: The prize was adjudged to him. 3. to decide by a judicial opinion or sentence: to adjudge a case. 4 …

    Universalium

  • 10 adjudge — See judge. See judge, adjudge …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 11 adjudge — I adjudge, adjudicate (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. judge (See judgment). II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To make a decision about (a controversy or dispute, for example) after deliberation, as in a court of law: adjudicate,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12 adjudge — ad•judge [[t]əˈdʒʌdʒ[/t]] v. t. judged, judg•ing 1) to declare or pronounce formally; decree: The will was adjudged void[/ex] 2) law to award or assign judicially 3) law to decide by a judicial opinion: to adjudge a case[/ex] 4) to sentence or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 adjudge — /əˈdʒʌdʒ / (say uh juj) verb (t) (adjudged, adjudging) 1. to pronounce formally; decree: the will was adjudged void. 2. to award judicially; assign: the prize was adjudged to him. 3. to decide by a judicial opinion or sentence: to adjudge a case …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 adjudge — verb a) To declare to be. b) To deem or determine to be …

    Wiktionary

  • 15 adjudge — v. (formal) (M and N; used with an adjective) the court adjudged him (to be) guilty * * * [ə dʒʌdʒ] (formal) (M and N; used with an adjective) the court adjudged him (to be) guilty …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 adjudge — ad|judge [əˈdʒʌdʒ] v [T usually passive] formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: ajugier, from Latin adjudicare; ADJUDICATE] to make a judgment about something or someone ▪ The reforms of 1979 were generally adjudged to have failed …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 adjudge — ad|judge [ ə dʒʌdʒ ] verb transitive FORMAL to make an official judgment about someone or something …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 adjudge — [[t]əʤʌ̱ʤ[/t]] adjudges, adjudging, adjudged VERB: usu passive If someone is adjudged to be something, they are judged or considered to be that thing. [FORMAL] [be V ed to inf] He was adjudged to be guilty... [be V ed n] At college he was… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 adjudge — ad·judge || É™ dÊ’ÊŒdÊ’ v. decree; assign; sentence, condemn; determine …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 adjudge — verb 1》 consider or declare to be true or the case. 2》 (in legal use) award (compensation).     ↘condemn (someone) to pay a penalty. Derivatives adjudgement (also adjudgment) noun Origin ME: from OFr. ajuger, from L. adjudicare, from ad to +… …

    English new terms dictionary