English verb: adjudicate
|1.||adjudicate (social) put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of|
|Samples||The football star was tried for the murder of his wife.|
The judge tried both father and son in separate trials.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody|
|Broader (hypernym)||decide, determine, make up one's mind|
|2.||adjudicate (cognition) bring to an end; settle conclusively|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||decide, resolve, settle|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||end, terminate|
|Narrower (hyponym)||adjust, judge|