To award judicially in the case of a controverted question; as, the prize was adjudged to the victor. To determine in the exercise of judicial power; to decide or award judicially; to adjudicate; as, the case was adjudged in the November term. To sentence; to condemn. To regard or hold; to judge; to deem. To take away or remove by judicial decision.
Syn. - To decree; award; determine; adjudicate; ordain; assign.