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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, equitable, and honest.
a just judge
synonyms:
disinterested, equitable, even, evenhanded, fair, honest, impartial, objective, unbiased, unprejudiced, upright, upstanding
antonyms:
corrupt, partial, unfair
similar words:
candid, clean, conscientious, dispassionate, moral, right, righteous, scrupulous, sincere, square, truthful, valid
definition 2: characterized by fairness and honesty.
a just decision
synonyms:
disinterested, equitable, even, evenhanded, fair, honest, impartial, objective, unbiased, unprejudiced, upright, upstanding
antonyms:
unfair, unjust
similar words:
clean, conscientious, dispassionate, moral, righteous, scrupulous, sincere, truthful
definition 3: characterized by moral rightness.
Our cause is just.
synonyms:
good, right, righteous, upright, virtuous
antonyms:
foul, immoral
similar words:
ethical, high-minded, honorable, moral, natural, principled, rightful
definition 4: deserved or merited.
his just reward
synonyms:
deserved, justified, merited, rightful
antonyms:
undeserved
similar words:
apt, fair, fitting, meet, proper, suitable
definition 5: in accord with reason or the facts.
That was a just comment.
synonyms:
reasonable
antonyms:
unreasonable
similar words:
correct, factual, right
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: very recently.
He just left.
similar words:
lately, only, recently
definition 2: only.
I want just a few potatoes.
synonyms:
only
definition 3: by a very small margin; barely.
We just missed the bus.
synonyms:
barely, hardly, scarcely
similar words:
by the skin of one's teeth, little, slightly
definition 4: exactly.
That's just the point I meant to make.
synonyms:
exactly, precisely
similar words:
absolutely, even, right
definition 5: merely.
He's just a common thief.
synonyms:
merely, only, simply
similar words:
but, purely
definition 6: really; certainly.
That's just perfect!
synonyms:
certainly, definitely, positively, really, surely, truly
similar words:
indeed
definition 7: possibly.
I might just go after all.
synonyms:
possibly
similar words:
perhaps
phrase: just about
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