from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Honorable and fair in one's dealings and actions: a just ruler. See Synonyms at fair1.
- adj. Consistent with what is morally right; righteous: a just cause.
- adj. Properly due or merited: just deserts.
- adj. Law Valid within the law; lawful: just claims.
- adj. Suitable or proper in nature; fitting: a just touch of solemnity.
- adj. Based on fact or sound reason; well-founded: a just appraisal.
- adv. Precisely; exactly: just enough salt.
- adv. Only a moment ago: He just arrived.
- adv. By a narrow margin; barely: just missed being hit; just caught the bus before it pulled away.
- adv. At a little distance: just down the road.
- adv. Merely; only: just a scratch.
- adv. Simply; certainly: It's just beautiful!
- adv. Perhaps; possibly: I just may go.
- idiom just about Almost; very nearly: This job is just about done.
- idiom just now Only a moment ago.
- idiom just the same Nevertheless.
- n. Variant of joust.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Factually fair; correct; proper.
- adj. Morally fair; upright; righteous, equitable.
- adv. Only, simply, merely.
- adv. Used to reduce the force of an imperative; simply.
- adv. Used to convey a less serious or formal tone
- adv. Used to show humility.
- adv. Moments ago, recently
- adv. By a narrow margin; closely; nearly
- adv. exactly, perfectly.
- adv. Precisely
- n. A joust, tournament.
- v. To joust, fight a tournament.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. 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.
- adj. 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
- adj. Rendering or disposed to render to each one his due; equitable; fair; impartial.
- adv. Precisely; exactly; -- in place, time, or degree; neither more nor less than is stated.
- adv. Closely; nearly; almost.
- adv. Barely; merely; scarcely; only; by a very small space or time
- n. A joust.
- intransitive v. To joust.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Right in law or ethics
- Right in character or quality
- Strictly accurate; exact; precise; proper.
- Agreeable to the common standard; full; complete.
- Right-minded; good in intention
- Carefully mindful; faithful; followed by to, and formerly also by of: as, to be just to one's engagements.
- In music, harmonically pure, correct, and exact; in perfect tune: as, just interval, intonation, temperament: opposed in general to impure and incorrect, and specifically to tempered.
- Exactly, in space, time, kind, or degree; precisely; without interval, deviation, or variation; absolutely: as, just five miles; just noon; just so; just as I thought.
- Within a little; with very little but a sufficient difference; nearly; almost exactly; as, I stood just by him; I saw him just now.
- Merely; barely; by or with a narrow margin: as, you just missed the mark; he is just a little displeased.
- But now; very lately; within a brief past time.
- Quite: in intensive use: as, just awful.
- Directly; immediately; without delay: as, I will attend to it just now.
- To engage in a tournament or just; tilt.
- n. A military contest or spectacle in which two adversaries attacked each other with blunted lances, rarely with sharp weapons as in war; a knightly tilt.
- n. A pot or jug, made of earthenware or metal, with large body and straight neck, for holding liquids.
- n. An abbreviation of Justice;
- n. of Justinian.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of moral excellence
- adv. exactly at this moment or the moment described
- adj. fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
- adv. absolutely
- adv. only a very short time before
- adj. free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules
- adv. indicating exactness or preciseness
- adv. only a moment ago
- adv. and nothing more
- adj. used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
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