adjudge


adjudge
ad·judge /ə-'jəj/ vt ad·judged, ad·judg·ing
2: to award, grant, or impose judicially
adjudge costs to the plaintiff
ad·judg·ment n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

adjudge
I verb addicere, adiudicare, adjudicate, arbitrate, award, conclude, decide, decree, deem, deliver judgment, determine, dispense, dispense judgment, exercise judgment, find, give an opinion, hold, judge, judicate, judicially determine, make a decision, order, pass judgment, pronounce formally, rule, sentence, settle, sit in judgment associated concepts: adjudge bankrupt, adjudge guilt, adjudge incompetent, adjudge innocence, adjudge insolvent, adjudge liability foreign phrases:
- Res judicata pro veritate accipitur. — A thing which is adjudicated is accepted or received for the truth
II index adjudicate, ascertain, award, condemn (punish), confer (give), criticize (evaluate), decide, decree, deem, determine, find (determine), gauge, judge, opine, pronounce (pass judgment), rule (decide), sentence, try (conduct a trial)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


adjudge
v.
To decide; to pass judgment; to sentence.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


adjudge
v. To render a judicial decision or judgment concerning a disputed subject that is before the court. For example, a court may adjudge that a defendant is obligated to pay the damages sought by the plaintiff.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


adjudge
To determine by a judge; to pass on and decide judicially.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


adjudge
To determine by a judge; to pass on and decide judicially.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

Synonyms:
(judicially), , / , , , (by judicial authority),


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  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • adjudge — See judge. See judge, adjudge …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 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


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