• Just Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Rendering or disposed to render to each one his due; equitable; fair; impartial; as, just judge.
- (adv.) Closely; nearly; almost.
- (a.) 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.
- (adv.) Precisely; exactly; -- in place, time, or degree; neither more nor less than is stated.
- (n.) A joust.
- (adv.) Barely; merely; scarcely; only; by a very small space or time; as, he just missed the train; just too late.
- (v. i.) To joust.
- (a.) 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.
• Justiceship Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The office or dignity of a justice.
• Justice Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To administer justice to.
- (a.) The rendering to every one his due or right; just treatment; requital of desert; merited reward or punishment; that which is due to ones conduct or motives.
- (a.) Conformity to truth and reality in expressing opinions and in conduct; fair representation of facts respecting merit or demerit; honesty; fidelity; impartiality; as, the justice of a description or of a judgment; historical justice.
- (a.) Agreeableness to right; equity; justness; as, the justice of a claim.
- (a.) The quality of being just; conformity to the principles of righteousness and rectitude in all things; strict performance of moral obligations; practical conformity to human or divine law; integrity in the dealings of men with each other; rectitude; equity; uprightness.
- (a.) A person duly commissioned to hold courts, or to try and decide controversies and administer justice.