adjudicate Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
- The football star was tried for the murder of his wife
- The judge tried both father and son in separate trials
verb bring to an end; settle conclusively
settle; resolve; decide.
- The case was decided
- The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
- The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance
Ad*ju"di*cate transitive verb
To adjudge; to try and determine, as a court; to settle by judicial decree.
Ad*ju"di*cate intransitive verb
To come to a judicial decision; as, the court. adjudicatedupon the case
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