|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.|
|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; |
The prince is here at hand: pleaseth your lordship
To meet his grace just distance 'tween our armies.
|3.||Rendering or disposed to render to each one his due; equitable; fair; impartial; |
Men are commonly so just to virtue and goodness as to praise it in others, even when they do not practice it themselves.
|adv.||1.||Precisely; exactly; - in place, time, or degree; neither more nor less than is stated.|
|2.||Closely; nearly; almost.|
|3.||Barely; merely; scarcely; only; by a very small space or time; |
|v. i.||1.||To 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"|
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"|
|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"|
|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|
|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"|
|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"|
|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!"|
|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