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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-juhj]
    • /əˈdʒʌdʒ/
    • /əˈdʒʌdʒ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-juhj]
    • /əˈdʒʌdʒ/

Definitions of adjudge word

  • verb adjudge If someone is adjudged to be something, they are judged or considered to be that thing. 3
  • verb adjudge to pronounce formally; declare 3
  • verb adjudge to determine judicially; judge 3
  • verb adjudge to order or pronounce by law; decree 3
  • verb adjudge to award (costs, damages, etc) 3
  • verb adjudge to sentence or condemn 3

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Origin of adjudge

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English ajugen < Middle French ajug(i)er < Latin adjūdicāre. See adjudicate

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Parts of speech for Adjudge


adjudge popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

adjudge usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for adjudge

verb adjudge

  • decree — A decree is an official order or decision, especially one made by the ruler of a country.
  • referee — one to whom something is referred, especially for decision or settlement; arbitrator.
  • consider — If you consider a person or thing to be something, you have the opinion that this is what they are.
  • adjudicate — If you adjudicate on a dispute or problem, you make an official judgment or decision about it.
  • arbitrate — When someone in authority arbitrates between two people or groups who are in dispute, they consider all the facts and make an official decision about who is right.

Antonyms for adjudge

verb adjudge

  • ignore — to refrain from noticing or recognizing: to ignore insulting remarks.
  • hesitate — to be reluctant or wait to act because of fear, indecision, or disinclination: She hesitated to take the job.
  • leave — to go out of or away from, as a place: to leave the house.
  • defer — If you defer an event or action, you arrange for it to happen at a later date, rather than immediately or at the previously planned time.

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