to declare or pronounce formally; decree:
The will was adjudged void.
to award or assign judicially:
The prize was adjudged to him.
to decide by a judicial opinion or sentence:
to adjudge a case.
to sentence or condemn:
He was adjudged to die.
to deem; consider; think:
It was adjudged wise to avoid war.
He seemed miffed, after the game, to be adjudged the best player of the tournament.
Germany Wins, World Cup Justice Is Served Tunku Varadarajan July 12, 2014
She adjudged the case on its merits, as it would be handled by an administrator of the law—the common law we all must keep.
Some Everyday Folk and Dawn Miles Franklin
Luckily for Sir Marcus, it was adjudged to be off our ‘pitch.’
It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson
They decreed that each and every one who gave her shelter should also be adjudged unclean.
Christ Legends Selma Lagerlf
He was adjudged to the scaffold—he smiled when he heard the sentence.
Calderon The Courtier Edward Bulwer-Lytton
This question led to a long argument before Rawson was adjudged to be the better of the two.
Sinister Street, vol. 1 Compton Mackenzie
Yet he lost it, and the gold medal was adjudged to a pupil who was not afterwards heard of.
Self-Help Samuel Smiles
Upon some right, or some pretence, the greatest part of their lands were adjudged to be forfeited.
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VII. (of 12) Edmund Burke
Has she ever been adjudged so, or committed to any asylum for the insane?
The Cross-Cut Courtney Ryley Cooper
These were adjudged men enough to hazard battle, albeit the enemy were estimated at forty thousand.
The History of the Reformation of Religion in Scotland John Knox
verb (transitive; usually passive)
to pronounce formally; declare: he was adjudged the winner
to determine judicially; judge
to order or pronounce by law; decree: he was adjudged bankrupt
to award (costs, damages, etc)
(archaic) to sentence or condemn
late 14c., “to make a judicial decision,” from Old French ajugier “to judge, pass judgment on,” from Latin adiudicare “grant or award as a judge,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + iudicare “to judge,” which is related to iudicem (see judge (v.)). Sense of “to have an opinion” is from c.1400. Related: Adjudged; adjudging.
to pronounce or decree by judicial sentence. to settle or determine (an issue or dispute) judicially. to sit in judgment (usually followed by upon). Contemporary Examples First, Congress should eliminate the power of federal courts to adjudicate separation of powers cases. After Health-Care Ruling, Time to Reconsider Supreme Court’s Power David R. Dow July 7, […]
to pronounce or decree by judicial sentence. to settle or determine (an issue or dispute) judicially. to sit in judgment (usually followed by upon). Contemporary Examples In fact, opposing sides of the issue are still clinging to the same flawed arguments as they were when Crawford was adjudicated. Why Judge Posner Changed His Mind On […]
to pronounce or decree by judicial sentence. to settle or determine (an issue or dispute) judicially. to sit in judgment (usually followed by upon). Contemporary Examples The ICJ adjudicates on disputes between states and its rulings are binding. Serbia and Croatia’s Competing Genocide Claims Adam LeBor March 10, 2014 Historical Examples Not in the judicial […]
an act of adjudicating. Law. the act of a court in making an order, judgment, or decree. a judicial decision or sentence. a court decree in bankruptcy. Contemporary Examples Instead of rushing the adjudication process, parole would be more appropriate. John Negroponte on ISIS: ‘There Are Difficult Choices Ahead’ Eleanor Clift August 22, 2014 The […]