Adjoining adj. Abutting; bordering upon; sharing a common boundary; touching.
Adjourn v. To briefly delay, suspend, or postpone a court proceeding.
Adjacent adj. Laying near or close by, but not necessarily connected.
Adjudge v. To render a judicial decision or judgment concerning a disputed subject that is before the court. For example, a court may adjudge that a defendant is obligated to pay the damages sought by the plaintiff.
Adjudication n. The process of hearing and resolving a dispute before a court or administrative agency. It implies a final judgment based on the evidence presented, as opposed to a proceeding where the merits of the case were not considered by the court or administrative agency.