Definitions for: Judicatory


[n] the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government



Webster (1913) Definition: Ju"di*ca*to*ry, a. [L. judicatorius.]
Pertaining to the administration of justice; dispensing
justice; judicial; as, judicatory tribunals. --T. Wharton.

Power to reject in an authoritative or judicatory way.
--Bp. Hall.


Ju"di*ca*to*ry (277), n. [L. judicatorium.]
1. A court of justice; a tribunal. --Milton.

2. Administration of justice.

The supreme court of judicatory. --Clarendon.

Synonyms: judicature, judicial system, judiciary

See Also: authorities, government, regime, system


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