Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To award; adjudge; sentence.
  • To deem; judge; esteem; account.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To award; to adjudge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To award; adjudge; sentence.
  • verb transitive To deem; think; judge; esteem; account; determine; be of an opinion.

Etymologies

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From Middle English *ademen, from Old English ādēman ("to judge, adjudge, doom, deem, try, adjudicate, deprive of or exclude from by a legal decision; try, afflict"), equivalent to a- +‎ deem.

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