cadere (kad-<<schwa>>-ree), vb.[Latin “to fail”] Hist. 1.To end, cease, or fail. • This term usu. refers to the failure of a writ action. Cadit breve, for example, means “the writ fails.” 2. To be changed or turned into. • Cadit assisa in juratum means “the assize is changed into a jury.”

[Blacks Law 8th]