adjudicate

  • 1 adjudicate — ad·ju·di·cate /ə jü di ˌkāt/ vb cat·ed, cat·ing [Latin adjudicare to award in judgment, from ad to, for + judicare to judge see judge] vt 1: to settle either finally or temporarily (the rights and duties of the parties to a judicial or quasi… …

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  • 2 adjudicate — ad‧ju‧di‧cate [əˈdʒuːdɪkeɪt] verb [intransitive, transitive] LAW 1. to officially decide who is right in an argument between two groups or organizations: • The union has offered to adjudicate the claim. adjudicate on • The court refused to… …

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  • 3 Adjudicate — Ad*ju di*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjudicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjudicating}] [L. adjudicatus, p. p. of adjudicare. See {Adjudge}.] To adjudge; to try and determine, as a court; to settle by judicial decree. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Adjudicate — Ad*ju di*cate, v. i. To come to a judicial decision; as, the court adjudicated upon the case. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 adjudicate — (v.) 1700, from L. adjudicatus, pp. of adjudicare (see ADJUDGE (Cf. adjudge)). Related: Adjudicated; adjudicating …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 adjudicate — adjudge, *judge, arbitrate Analogous words: determine, settle, rule (see DECIDE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 adjudicate — [v] formally judge adjudge, arbitrate, decide, determine, mediate, referee, settle, umpire; concepts 18,317 Ant. defer, dodge, ignore, not judge …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 adjudicate — ► VERB 1) make a formal judgement on a disputed matter. 2) judge a competition. DERIVATIVES adjudication noun adjudicative adjective adjudicator noun. ORIGIN Latin adjudicare adjudge …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 adjudicate — [ə jo͞o′di kāt΄] vt. adjudicated, adjudicating [< L adjudicatus, pp. of adjudicare: see ADJUDGE] to hear and decide (a case); adjudge vi. to serve as a judge (in or on a dispute or problem) adjudicator n. adjudicatory [ə jo͞o′dəkə tôr΄ē] adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 adjudicate — ad|ju|di|cate [əˈdʒu:dıkeıt] v [Date: 1700 1800; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of adjudicare, from ad to + judicare to judge ] 1.) [I and T] to officially decide who is right in a disagreement and decide what should be done ▪ The Dean… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 adjudicate — [[t]əʤu͟ːdɪkeɪt[/t]] adjudicates, adjudicating, adjudicated VERB If you adjudicate on a dispute or problem, you make an official judgement or decision about it. [FORMAL] [V prep] ...a commissioner to adjudicate on legal rights... [V n] The… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 adjudicate — verb 1 (I, T) to officially decide who is right in an argument between two groups or organizations (+ on/in): An independent expert was called in to adjudicate. | adjudicate a claim 2 (I) to be the judge in a competition: He adjudicated at all… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 adjudicate — UK [əˈdʒuːdɪkeɪt] / US [əˈdʒudɪˌkeɪt] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms adjudicate : present tense I/you/we/they adjudicate he/she/it adjudicates present participle adjudicating past tense adjudicated past participle adjudicated to make… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 adjudicate — /ə dʒu:dɪkeɪt/ verb to give a judgement between two parties in law or to decide a legal problem ● to adjudicate a claim ● to adjudicate in a dispute ♦ he was adjudicated bankrupt he was declared legally bankrupt …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 15 adjudicate — verb Adjudicate is used with these nouns as the object: ↑dispute …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 adjudicate — I adjudge, adjudicate (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. judge (See judgment). II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. mediate, settle, adjudge, arbitrate; see decide . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) v. [uh JOO di KATE] to judge and… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 adjudicate — verb this court cannot proceed to adjudicate on a matter when the accused does not have a counsel Syn: judge, try, hear, examine, arbitrate, referee, umpire; pronounce on, give a ruling on, pass judgment on, decide, determine, settle, resolve …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 adjudicate — verb ( cated; cating) Date: 1775 transitive verb to settle judicially intransitive verb to act as judge • adjudicative adjective • adjudicator noun • adjudicatory adjective …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 adjudicate — adjudicative /euh jooh di kay tiv, keuh tiv/, adjudicatory /euh jooh di keuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. adjudicator, n. /euh jooh di kayt /, v., adjudicated, adjudicating. v.t. 1. to pronounce or decree by judicial sentence. 2. to settle or… …

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  • 20 adjudicate — verb /əˈdʒudɪˌkeɪt/ a) To settle a legal case or other dispute. b) To act as a judge. Syn: arbitrate, decide, settle, resolve, try …

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