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just

just

 
pronunciation:
juhst
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
phrases:
just about
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: fair and honest.
We accepted our parents' just rules.
synonyms:
disinterested, fair, honest, impartial, objective, upright
antonyms:
corrupt, partial, unfair
similar words:
clean, conscientious, moral, right, scrupulous, sincere, square, truthful
definition 2: having a fair and honest character.
The just judge was known for making good decisions.
synonyms:
disinterested, fair, honest, impartial, objective, upright
antonyms:
unfair
similar words:
clean, conscientious, moral, scrupulous, sincere, truthful
definition 3: deserved or earned.
Punishment was the criminal's just reward.
synonyms:
deserved, justified, merited
similar words:
apt, proper, suitable
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: a very short time ago.
He just left.
similar words:
lately, recently
definition 2: only.
He ate just a few bites of cake.It's just a scratch.
synonyms:
only
definition 3: by a very small margin; barely.
Kim just missed the bus.
synonyms:
barely, hardly, scarcely
similar words:
little, slightly
definition 4: exactly.
That's just the point I meant to make.
synonyms:
exactly, precisely
similar words:
absolutely, right
phrase: just about
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