Meaning of JUST in English


■ adjective morally right and fair.

↘appropriate or deserved.

↘(of an opinion or appraisal) well founded.

■ adverb

1》 exactly.

↘exactly or nearly at this or that moment.

2》 very recently.

3》 barely; by a little.

4》 simply; only.

↘really: they're ~ great.

5》 expressing agreement.


~ in case as a precaution.

~ so

1》 arranged or done very carefully.

2》 expressing agreement.


~ly adverb

~ness noun


ME: via OFr. from L. ~us , from jus 'law, right'.

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