Meaning of JUST in English

n. Function: adjective


Synonyms: WELL-FOUNDED , cogent, good, justified, well-grounded


Synonyms: TRUE 3, faithful, right, strict, undistorted, veracious, veridical

3 being what is called for by circumstances or accepted standards FF1C; punishments once considered fair and just are now held to be cruel, excessive, and unreasonable FF1E;

Synonyms: appropriate, condign, deserved, due, merited, requisite, rhadamanthine, right, rightful, suitable; compare FIT 1

Related Words: fit, fitting, meet, proper

Contrasted Words: farfetched, irrelevant, remote, unconnected; improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate; abusive, cruel, harsh

Antonyms: unjust


Synonyms: UPRIGHT 2, conscientious, honest, honorable, right, scrupulous, true

Related Words: rigid, strict; dependable, reliable, tried, trustworthy


Synonyms: FAIR 4, dispassionate, equal, equitable, impartial, nondiscriminatory, objective, unbiased, uncolored, unprejudiced

Related Words: aloof; condign, due, rightful

Antonyms: unjust


Synonyms: FIT 1, appropriate, apt, befitting, felicitous, fitting, happy, meet, proper, suitable

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