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 for adjudicate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Adjudicate \Ad*ju"di*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adjudicated;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Adjudicating] [L. adjudicatus, p. p. of
     adjudicare. See Adjudge.]
     To adjudge; to try and determine, as a court; to settle by
     judicial decree.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Adjudicate \Ad*ju"di*cate\, v. i.
     To come to a judicial decision; as, the court adjudicated
     upon the case.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  adjudicate
      v 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" [syn: judge, adjudicate, try]
      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" [syn: decide, settle, resolve,
         adjudicate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "adjudicate":
     account, adjudge, allow, arbitrate, be judicious, consider, count,
     deem, esteem, exercise judgment, express an opinion,
     form an opinion, hold, judge, pine, presume, referee, regard,
     suppose, think of, unique
  
  

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