verb (used with object), ad·judged, ad·judg·ing.
Origin of adjudge
Examples from the Web for adjudged
He seemed miffed, after the game, to be adjudged the best player of the tournament.
Heads have been wagged, and I have been adjudged a deep card and a dangerous character.Romantic Spain|John Augustus O'Shea
At the session of 1910 a very large proportion, if not a majority, of the statutes were adjudged to be within the exception.Concerning Justice|Lucilius A. Emery
Has she ever been adjudged so, or committed to any asylum for the insane?The Cross-Cut|Courtney Ryley Cooper
Then they were adjudged immodest, and their conduct denounced as unwomanly and demoralizing.The Grimk Sisters|Catherine H. Birney
Hence the Slave Trade, which would be adjudged by it also, could not possibly stand.The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the|Thomas Clarkson
British Dictionary definitions for adjudged
verb (tr; usually passive)
- to determine judicially; judge
- to order or pronounce by law; decreehe was adjudged bankrupt
- to award (costs, damages, etc)
Word Origin for adjudge
Word Origin and History for adjudged
late 14c., "to make a judicial decision," from Old French ajugier "to judge, pass judgment on," from Latin adiudicare "grant or award as a judge," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + iudicare "to judge," which is related to iudicem (see judge (v.)). Sense of "to have an opinion" is from c.1400. Related: Adjudged; adjudging.