Definition of ADJUDICATE


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) bring to an end; settle conclusively; "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" ;

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