Meaning of JUST in English

JUST

see: joust II. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French ~e, from Latin ~us, from jus right, law; akin to Sanskrit yos welfare Date: 14th century 1. having a basis in or conforming to fact or reason ; reasonable , faithful to an original, conforming to a standard of correctness ; proper , 2. a. acting or being in conformity with what is morally upright or good ; righteous , being what is merited ; deserved , legally correct ; lawful , see: fair ~ly adverb ~ness noun III. adverb Date: 15th century 1. exactly , precisely , very recently , 2. by a very small margin ; barely , immediately , directly , 3. only , simply , quite , very , perhaps , possibly

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