1. [syn: declare, adjudge, hold]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
1. To award judicially in the case of a controverted
question; as, the prize was adjudged to the victor.
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.
3. To sentence; to condemn.
Without reprieve, adjudged to death
For want of well pronouncing Shibboleth. --Milton.
4. To regard or hold; to judge; to deem.
He adjudged him unworthy of his friendship.
Syn: To decree; award; determine; adjudicate; ordain; assign.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held
that the defendant was innocent" [syn: declare,