• WordNet 3.6
    • v adjudge declare to be "She was declared incompetent","judge held that the defendant was innocent"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Adjudge To award judicially in the case of a controverted question; as, the prize was adjudged to the victor.
    • Adjudge To determine in the exercise of judicial power; to decide or award judicially; to adjudicate; as, the case was adjudged in the November term.
    • Adjudge To regard or hold; to judge; to deem. "He adjudged him unworthy of his friendship."
    • Adjudge To sentence; to condemn. "Without reprieve, adjudged to death
      For want of well pronouncing Shibboleth."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • adjudge To award judicially; assign: as, the prize was adjudged to him.
    • adjudge To decide by a judicial opinion or sentence; adjudicate upon; determine; settle.
    • adjudge To pass sentence on; sentence or condemn.
    • adjudge To deem; judge; consider.
    • adjudge Synonyms To decree, adjudicate.
    • adjudge To decree; decide; pass sentence.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Adjudge ad-juj′ to decide: to assign
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. ajugen, OF. ajugier, fr. L. adjudicare,; ad, + judicare, to judge. See Judge, and cf. Adjudicate
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. ajuger—L. adjudicāre. See Judge.


In literature:

In short, I have been adjudged a man of nerve, and a horseman of the first rank.
"Pepita Ximenez" by Juan Valera
They would have adjudged him right served for his tyranny and meddling.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
Laws were severe against labor-union strikes, which were frequently judicially adjudged conspiracies.
"History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I" by Myers Gustavus
But I was already adjudged a "shiftless lot," not steady, and was accordingly "turned down.
"The Long Day" by Dorothy Richardson
And Weil's proceedings were unanimously adjudged perfectly correct.
"A Little Garrison" by Fritz von der Kyrburg
She hardly knew what might be the mode of death adjudged to a Countess who had murdered.
"Lady Anna" by Anthony Trollope
Eventually, thirteen were found guilty, and adjudged to be hanged, drawn, and quartered.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
Adjudged, in an action brought by the man against the purchaser, that he is free.
"Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges Thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford" by Benjamin C. Howard
She is threatening now to have me adjudged insane.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
And they all adjudged him to be deserving of death.
"A Translation of the New Testament from the original Greek" by T. Haweis

In poetry:

Yet, by God's will, heavenly beauty
Owes to Heaven alone its duty;
Off ye priests, who dare adjudge
Bride, like this, to slime and sludge!
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Who shall adjudge the saints to hell?
'Tis Christ that suffered in their stead;
And, the salvation to fulfil,
Behold him rising from the dead!
"Hymn 14" by Isaac Watts
“From less to greater, through the scale of change,
All things ascend in their appointed time.
Who shall adjudge to Man the utmost range
His thoughts may climb!”
"Ad Astra" by George Essex Evans
Lord, I adjudge myself to tears and grief,
Ev'n endlesse tears
Without relief.
If a cleare spring for me no time forbears,
But runnes, although I be not drie;
I am no Crystall, what shall I?
"Ephesians IV. 30. "Grieve Not The Holy Spirit, &c."" by George Herbert
I simply trust fate as I ought,
While hate defames, malice reviles,
And so distorts the public thought
That even innocence defiles
All who are not adjudged by caste,
Superior and nobly classed.
"Lines To Caste" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
Again, his friend's death made the man sit still
and freeze inside—his daughter won first price—
his wife scowled over at him—
It seemed to be Hallowe'en.
His friend's death had been adjudged suicide,
which dangles a trail
"Dream Song 127: Again, his friend's death made the man sit still" by John Berryman

In news:

Bobby King Snyder, 71, Marshalltown charged with driving while license suspended, failed to appear for trial and was adjudged guilty.
James Robert Larson, 35, Cedar Rapids, failed to appear for trial and was adjudged guilty of speeding 60 mph in a 55 mph zone.

In science:

Accordingly, we adjudge that there is not a deficit of white dwarfs, at least single objects , in this open cluster.
New Praesepe white dwarfs and the initial mass-final mass relation
He refused from the award, referring to incompetence of people, adjudging a prize to him.
Monistic conception of geometry