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Judge meaning

judge - 19 dictionary results

  1. 1. form an opinion of or pass judgment on; " I cannot judge some works of modern art"
  2. 2. determine the result of ( a competition)
  3. 3. judge tentatively or form an estimate of ( quantities or time); " I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
  4. 4. A public officer who is invested with authority to hear and determine litigated causes, and to administer justice between parties in courts held for that purpose.
  5. 5. One who has skill, knowledge, or experience, sufficient to decide on the merits of a question, or on the quality or value of anything; one who discerns properties or relations with skill and readiness; a connoisseur; an expert; a critic.
  6. 6. One of supreme magistrates, with both civil and military powers, who governed Israel for more than four hundred years.
  7. 7. The title of the seventh book of the Old Testament; the Book of Judges.
  8. 8. To hear and determine, as in causes on trial; to decide as a judge; to give judgment; to pass sentence.
  9. 9. To assume the right to pass judgment on another; to sit in judgment or commendation; to criticise or pass adverse judgment upon others. See Judge, v. t., 3.
  10. 10. To compare facts or ideas, and perceive their relations and attributes, and thus distinguish truth from falsehood; to determine; to discern; to distinguish; to form an opinion about.
  11. 11. To hear and determine by authority, as a case before a court, or a controversy between two parties.
  12. 12. To examine and pass sentence on; to try; to doom.
  13. 13. To arrogate judicial authority over; to sit in judgment upon; to be censorious toward.
  14. 14. To determine upon or deliberation; to esteem; to think; to reckon.
  15. 15. To exercise the functions of a magistrate over; to govern.
  16. 16. A person appointed to decide in atrial of skill, speed, etc., between two or more parties; an umpire; as, a judge in a horse race.
  17. 17. One appointed to hear and decide; one competent to decide.
  18. 18. To determine; sentence; consider.
  19. 19. To hear and decide; give sentence; form an opinion.

judge - examples of usage

  1. " He's a better judge than I am. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. Who's to judge me, or stan' in my way, if I do what I please? - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. You must do whatever you judge right, and it will be right for me- if once you've done it. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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