Just

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English

Adjective

Just (comparative more just or juster, superlative most just or justest)

  1. factually fair; correct; proper.
    It is a just assessment of the facts.
  2. morally fair; upright; righteous, equitable.
    It looks like a just solution at first glance.

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Adverb

Just (not comparable)

  1. Only, simply, merely
    Just follow the directions on the box.
    Plant just a few tomatoes, unless you can, freeze, or dry them.
    He calls it vermillion, but it's just red to me.
  2. Moments ago, recently
    They just left, but you may leave a message at the desk.
  3. By a narrow margin; closely; nearly
    The fastball just missed my head!
    The piece just might fit.
  4. exactly, perfectly
    He wants everything just right for the big day.

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Noun

Just (plural Justs)
  1. A joust, tournament

Verb

Just (third-person singular simple present Justs, present participle Justing, simple past and past participle Justed)

  1. To joust, fight a tournament

Adverbs for Just

undeniably; absolutely; impartially; admittedly; admirably; profoundly; unerringly; veritably; astonishingly; clearly; unimpeachably; uncommonly; unusually; appropriately; sternly; solemnly; soundly; nobly; fundamentally; righteously; coldly; tolerantly; strictly; temperately; dispassionately; entirely; manifestly; substantially; roughly; ter¬ribly; frightfully; remarkably.

Verbs for Just

cart—; collect—; consume—; convert—; deal in—; discard—; dispose of—; eject—; employ—; enlist—; exhume—; fill with—; peddle—; refuse—; sack—; salvage—; sweep away—; utilize—.

Thesaurus

Christian, OK, absolute, absolutely, accurate, accurately, actionable, admissible, all, all in all, all right, all-knowing, all-powerful, all-seeing, all-wise, almighty, almost, alone, aloof, altogether, angelic, applicable, appropriate, approximately, apt, as well, at best, at most, authoritative, authorized, awfully, balanced, bang, barely, becoming, befitting, binding, blameless, boundless, but, changeless, clean, cogent, comely, competent, completely, condign, conscientious, consistent, constitutional, correct, creating, creative, credible, creditable, dead, dead right, decent, defensible, definitely, dependable, deserved, detached, directly, disinterested, dispassionate, due, equal, equitable, erect, estimable, eternal, eternally the same, ethical, even, evenhanded, everlasting, exactly, exceedingly, exclusively, expressly, fair, fair and square, fair-minded, faithful, faithfully, faultless, felicitous, fit, fitting, flawless, full of integrity, glorious, godly, good, hallowed, happy, hardly, high-minded, high-principled, highest, highly respectable, holy, honest, honorable, immaculate, immortal, immutable, impartial, impersonal, in all respects, in every respect, in toto, indifferent, infinite, inspired, inviolate, ipsissimis verbis, irreproachable, judicial, juridical, just now, just right, justiciable, justifiable, justified, kosher, lately, law-abiding, law-loving, law-revering, lawful, lawmaking, legal, legislative, legit, legitimate, letter-perfect, level, licit, limitless, literally, literatim, logical, loving, luminous, majestic, making, manly, meet, meet and right, merciful, merely, merited, meticulous, mightily, mighty, moral, nearly, neutral, noble, numinous, objective, okay, omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient, one, only, only just, only too, perfect, perfectly, permanent, perpetual, plainly, plausible, plumb, point-blank, positively, powerful, powerfully, precisely, pretty, principled, proper, pure, purely, quite, radiant, rational, real, really, reasonable, reliable, reputable, requisite, respectable, right, right and proper, right-minded, righteous, rightful, rigid, rigidly, rigorously, sacred, saintlike, saintly, sanctioned, sane, scarce, scarcely, scrupulous, seemly, self-consistent, sensible, seraphic, shaping, sharp, simply, simply and solely, singly, smack-dab, so, solely, solid, sound, sovereign, spang, spotless, square, squarely, stainless, statutory, sterling, straight, straight-up-and-down, strict, strictly, substantial, sufficient, suitable, supreme, terribly, terrifically, timeless, to the letter, totally, tried, true, true-dealing, true-devoted, true-disposing, true-souled, true-spirited, truehearted, trustworthy, ubiquitous, unbiased, unblemished, unbounded, unchanging, uncolored, uncorrupt, uncorrupted, undazzled, undefiled, undefined, undeviatingly, undistorted, unerringly, unimpeachable, uninfluenced, unjaundiced, unlimited, unmistakably, unprejudiced, unprepossessed, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, unswayed, untarnished, upright, uprighteous, upstanding, utterly, valid, veracious, verbally, verbatim, verbatim et litteratim, veridical, very, virtuous, warrantable, warranted, weighty, well-argued, well-chosen, well-expressed, well-founded, well-grounded, well-put, wholesome, wholly, within the law, word by word, word for word, worthy, yeomanly

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Etymology 1

< Middle English juste < Old French juste < Latin iustus (just, lawful, rightful, true, due, proper, moderate) < ius (law, right).

cognate with Dutch & Scotish juist, French juste etc.

Etymology 2

variation of joust, presumably ultimately from Latin iuxta 'near, besides'

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Adjective

  1. fair; just
  2. perfectly, almost perfectly

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Just

  1. justly

German

Adjective

just archaic

  1. just

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Latvian

Verb

Just (third-person present tense jūt, third-person past tense juta)

  1. to feel

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Swedish

Adverb

Just

  1. just; quite recently; only moments ago
  2. just; only, simply
  3. exactly, precisely
    Just nu
    Right now (At this precise moment)
    Det var just vad jag ville ha!
    That's exactly what I wanted!

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