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
Examples from the Web for adjudicates
The ICJ adjudicates on disputes between states and its rulings are binding.
Not in the judicial branch of Government, for it only adjudicates and does not prescribe laws.
British Dictionary definitions for adjudicates
Word Origin for adjudicate
Word Origin and History for adjudicates
1700, from Latin adjudicatus, past participle of adjudicare (see adjudge). Related: Adjudicated; adjudicating.