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judge

judge

 
 
pronunciation:
juhj
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a legally trained public official who is authorized to preside over and decide cases brought before a court; magistrate.
 
synonyms:
adjudicator, jurist, justice
similar words:
magistrate
definition 2: an appointed official who decides or selects in a contest or competition.
synonyms:
adjudicator, juror
similar words:
arbiter, arbitrator, referee, umpire
definition 3: a person who is qualified to evaluate something or give an opinion.
synonyms:
critic, evaluator
similar words:
arbiter, arbitrator, authority, connoisseur, expert
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: judged, judges, judging
definition 1: to try in a court of law; pass sentence on.
synonyms:
adjudicate, try
similar words:
adjudge, arbitrate, decide, decree, hear, sentence
definition 2: to authoritatively appraise and render an opinion on.
synonyms:
assess, conclude, estimate, evaluate, gauge
similar words:
adjudge, appraise, arbitrate, decide, determine, discern, examine, pronounce, reckon, think, value, weigh
definition 3: to form an opinion of or about.
synonyms:
assess, conclude, consider, deem, gauge, reckon, think
similar words:
criticize, decide, discern, esteem, estimate, evaluate, opine, repute
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to act or serve as a judge.
synonyms:
adjudicate
similar words:
arbitrate, decide, find, rule
definition 2: to form an opinion; make an evaluation.
synonyms:
deem, estimate, reckon, think
similar words:
arbitrate, consider, decide, discern
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