Ad·judge v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adjudged p. pr. & vb. n. Adjudging ]
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. --Knolles.
Syn: -- To decree; award; determine; adjudicate; ordain; assign.
v : declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held
that the defendant was innocent" [syn: declare, hold]