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Webster 1913 Edition


recuse

re-cuse′

(r?-k?z′)
,
Verb.
T.
[F.
récuser
, or L.
recusare
. See
Recusant
.]
(Law)
To refuse or reject, as a judge; to challenge that the judge shall not try the cause.
[Obs.]
Sir K. Digby.

Webster 1828 Edition


Recuse

RECU'SE

,
Verb.
T.
s as z. [L. recuso.] To refuse or reject, as a judge; to challenge that the judge shall not try the cause. [The practice and the word are obsolete.]

Definition 2022


recuse

recuse

See also: récusé, récuse, and recusé

English

Verb

recuse (third-person singular simple present recuses, present participle recusing, simple past and past participle recused)

  1. (transitive) To refuse or reject (a judge); to declare that the judge shall not try the case or is disqualified to act.
    The judge recused herself from that case, citing a possible conflict of interest.
  2. (intransitive, of a judge) To refuse to act as a judge; to declare oneself disqualified to act.
    The judge recused from the case, citing a possible conflict of interest.

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Portuguese

Verb

recuse

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of recusar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of recusar
  3. first-person singular imperative of recusar
  4. third-person singular imperative of recusar

Spanish

Verb

recuse

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of recusar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of recusar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of recusar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of recusar.