Pronunciation: (u-juj'), [key]
—v.t., -judged, -judg•ing.
1. to declare or pronounce formally; decree: The will was adjudged void.
2. to award or assign judicially: The prize was adjudged to him.
3. to decide by a judicial opinion or sentence: to adjudge a case.
4. to sentence or condemn: He was adjudged to die.
5. to deem; consider; think: It was adjudged wise to avoid war.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.