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.]


To award judicially in the case of a controverted question; as, the prize was adjudged to the victor.


To determine in the exercise of judicial power; to decide or award judicially; to adjudicate; as, the case was adjudged in the November term.


To sentence; to condemn.

Without reprieve, adjudged to death For want of well pronouncing Shibboleth. Milton.


To regard or hold; to judge; to deem.

He adjudged him unworthy of his friendship. Knolles.

Syn. -- To decree; award; determine; adjudicate; ordain; assign.


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