verb (used with object), ad·ju·di·cat·ed, ad·ju·di·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), ad·ju·di·cat·ed, ad·ju·di·cat·ing.
Origin of adjudicate
Related Words for adjudicatesarbitrate, referee, decide, umpire, mediate, settle, determine, adjudge
Examples from the Web for adjudicates
Contemporary Examples of adjudicates
The ICJ adjudicates on disputes between states and its rulings are binding.Serbia and Croatia’s Competing Genocide Claims
March 11, 2014
Historical Examples of adjudicates
Not in the judicial branch of Government, for it only adjudicates and does not prescribe laws.
Word Origin for adjudicate
1700, from Latin adjudicatus, past participle of adjudicare (see adjudge). Related: Adjudicated; adjudicating.