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jūdĭco , āvi, ātum, 1 (judicassit for judicaverit, Cic. Leg. 3, 3, 6), v. a. judex,
I.to examine judicially, to judge, be a judge, pass judgment, decide (syn.: judicium facio, reddo; class.).
II. Transf. beyond the legal sphere.
B. To declare, proclaim a person to be any thing: “judicetur non verbo sed re, non modo non consul, sed etiam, hostis Antonius,Cic. Phil. 3, 6, 14: “Deiotarum unum fidelem populo Romano,id. ib. 11, 13, 34: “cujus rei exemplum pulcherrimum judicarem,Caes. B. G. 7, 77.—
C. To determine, resolve, conclude: “de itinere ipsos brevi tempore judicaturos,Caes. B. G. 1, 40.—
D. To adjudge, make over to a person: “nam ego ad Menaechmum nunc eo, cui jam diu Sum judicatus (al. quo),Plaut. Men. 1, 1, 20: “judicata pecunia,Val. Max. 4, 1, 8.—Hence, jūdĭ-cātus , a, um, P. a., decided, determined: “mihi judicatum est deponere illam personam,I am determined, Cic. Fam. 7, 33, 2: “res judicata,a decided matter taken as a precedent for other cases, id. Top. 5, 28; Quint. 5, 2, 1: “infirmatio rerum judicatarum,Cic. Agr. 2, 3, 8.—Also, sentenced, condemned: “judicatum duci,Cic. de Or. 2, 63. —Hence, subst.: jūdĭcātum , i, n., a matter judged or decided; a decision, judgment, precedent, authority: “judicatum est id, de quo sententia lata est, aut decretum interpositum,Auct. Her. 2, 13, 19: “judicatum est, de quo ante jam sententia alicujus ... constitutum est,Cic. Inv. 2, 22, 68; id. Flac. 20, 48: “quamvis postea judicatum fiat, tamen actio data non intercidit,Dig. 27, 3, 21.—
B. An award, a fine: “solvere,Cic. Quint. 13, 44; 7, 29.—Adv.: jūdĭcātō , deliberately (post-class.), Gell. 14, 1.
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