Word:

Just

a.1.
1.Conforming or conformable to rectitude or justice; not doing wrong to any; violating no right or obligation; upright; righteous; honest; true; - said both of persons and things.
There is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.
- Eccl. vii. 20.
Just balances, just weights, . . . shall ye have.
- Lev. xix. 36.
How should man be just with God?
- Job ix. 2.
We know your grace to be a man.
Just and upright.
- Shak.
2.Not transgressing the requirement of truth and propriety; conformed to the truth of things, to reason, or to a proper standard; exact; normal; reasonable; regular; due; as, a just statement; a just inference.
Just of thy word, in every thought sincere.
- Pope.
Fire fitted with just materials casts a constant heat.
- Jer. Taylor.
Their names alone would make a just volume.
- Burton.
3.Rendering or disposed to render to each one his due; equitable; fair; impartial; as, just judge.
Just intonation
a - (Mus.) The correct sounding of notes or intervals; true pitch
b - The giving all chords and intervals in their purity or their exact mathematical ratio, or without temperament; a process in which the number of notes and intervals required in the various keys is much greater than the twelve to the octave used in systems of temperament.
- H. W. Poole.
adv.1.Precisely; exactly; - in place, time, or degree; neither more nor less than is stated.
And having just enough, not covet more.
- Dryden.
The god Pan guided my hand just to the heart of the beast.
- Sir P. Sidney.
To-night, at Herne's oak, just 'twixt twelve and one.
- Shak.
2.Closely; nearly; almost.
Just at the point of death.
- Sir W. Temple.
3.Barely; merely; scarcely; only; by a very small space or time; as, he just missed the train; just too late.
Just now
the least possible time since; a moment ago.
v. i.1.To joust.
n.1.A joust.
Adj.1.just - used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting; "a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln; "a kind and just man"; "a just reward"; "his just inheritance"
Antonyms:
unjust - violating principles of justice; "unjust punishment"; "an unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation"
2.just - implying justice dictated by reason, conscience, and a natural sense of what is fair to all; "equitable treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable distribution of gifts among the children"
Synonyms: equitable
3.just - free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; or conforming with established standards or rules; "a fair referee"; "fair deal"; "on a fair footing"; "a fair fight"; "by fair means or foul"
Synonyms: fair
4.just - of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"; "the life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous"- Frederick Douglass
Synonyms: virtuous, upright, good
Adv.1.just - and nothing more; "I was merely asking"; "it is simply a matter of time"; "just a scratch"; "he was only a child"; "hopes that last but a moment"
Synonyms: but, merely, only, simply
2.just - indicating exactness or preciseness; "he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do"; "it was just as he said--the jewel was gone"; "it has just enough salt"
Synonyms: exactly, precisely
3.just - only a moment ago; "he has just arrived"; "the sun just now came out"
Synonyms: just now
4.just - absolutely; "I just can't take it anymore"; "he was just grand as Romeo"; "it's simply beautiful!"
Synonyms: simply
5.just - by a small margin; "they could barely hear the speaker"; "we hardly knew them"; "just missed being hit"; "had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open"; "would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats

JUST. This epithet is applied to that which agrees with a given law which is the test of right and wrong. 1 Toull. prel. n. 5 Aust. Jur. 276, n. It is that which accords with the perfect rights of others. Wolff, Inst. Sec. 83; Swinb. part 1, s. 2, n. 5, and part 1, Sec. 4, n. 3. By just is also understood full and perfect, as a just weight Swinb. part 1, s. 3, U. 5.

Christian, OK, absolute, absolutely, accurate, accurately, actionable, admissible, all, all in all, all right, all-knowing, all-powerful, all-seeing, all-wise, almighty, almost, alone, aloof, altogether, angelic, applicable, appropriate, approximately, apt, as well, at best, at most, authoritative, authorized, awfully, balanced, bang, barely, becoming, befitting, binding, blameless, boundless, but, changeless, clean, cogent, comely, competent, completely, condign, conscientious, consistent, constitutional, correct, creating, creative, credible, creditable, dead, dead right, decent, defensible, definitely, dependable, deserved, detached, directly, disinterested, dispassionate, due, equal, equitable, erect, estimable, eternal, eternally the same, ethical, even, evenhanded, everlasting, exactly, exceedingly, exclusively, expressly, fair and square, fair-minded, faithful, faithfully, faultless, felicitous, fit, fitting, flawless, full of integrity, glorious, godly, good, hallowed, happy, hardly, high-minded, high-principled, highest, highly respectable, holy, honorable, immaculate, immortal, immutable, impersonal, in all respects, in every respect, in toto, indifferent, infinite, inspired, inviolate, ipsissimis verbis, irreproachable, judicial, juridical, just now, just right, justiciable, justifiable, justified, kosher, lately, law-abiding, law-loving, law-revering, lawmaking, legislative, legit, legitimate, letter-perfect, level, licit, limitless, literally, literatim, logical, loving, luminous, majestic, making, manly, meet, meet and right, merciful, merited, meticulous, mightily, mighty, moral, nearly, neutral, noble, numinous, objective, okay, omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient, one, only just, only too, perfect, perfectly, permanent, perpetual, plainly, plausible, plumb, point-blank, positively, powerful, powerfully, precisely, pretty, principled, pure, purely, quite, radiant, rational, real, really, reasonable, reliable, reputable, requisite, respectable, right, right and proper, right-minded, righteous, rigid, rigidly, rigorously, sacred, saintlike, saintly, sanctioned, sane, scarce, scarcely, scrupulous, seemly, self-consistent, sensible, seraphic, shaping, sharp, simply, simply and solely, singly, smack-dab, so, solely, solid, sound, sovereign, spang, spotless, square, squarely, stainless, statutory, sterling, straight, straight-up-and-down, strict, strictly, substantial, sufficient, suitable, supreme, terribly, terrifically, timeless, to the letter, totally, tried, true, true-dealing, true-devoted, true-disposing, true-souled, true-spirited, truehearted, ubiquitous, unbiased, unblemished, unbounded, unchanging, uncolored, uncorrupt, uncorrupted, undazzled, undefiled, undefined, undeviatingly, undistorted, unerringly, unimpeachable, uninfluenced, unjaundiced, unlimited, unmistakably, unprejudiced, unprepossessed, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, unswayed, untarnished, uprighteous, upstanding, utterly, valid, veracious, verbally, verbatim, verbatim et litteratim, veridical, very, virtuous, warrantable, warranted, weighty, well-argued, well-chosen, well-expressed, well-founded, well-grounded, well-put, wholesome, wholly, within the law, word by word, word for word, worthy, yeomanly
Translate Just to Spanish, Translate Just to German, Translate Just to French
Browse
Jus projiciendi
Jus protegendi
Jus publicum privatorum pactis mutari non potest
Jus quaesitum
Jus relicta
Jus rerum
Jus respicit aequitatem
jus sanguinis
jus soli
Jus strictum
Jus superveniens auctori accressit successors
Jus utendi
Jussi
Jussieu
jussive
jussive mood
-- Just --
Just a Bunch Of Disks
just about
just as
just deserts
just in case
just in time
Just intonation
just now
just right
just so
just the ticket
just then
just-in-time
just-noticeable difference
Justice
Justice Department
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home