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OVERVIEW OF ADJECTIVE JUST

1) just: used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting; “a just and lasting peace”- A.Lincoln; “a kind and just man”; “a just reward”; “his just inheritance”

2) equitable, just: implying justice dictated by reason, conscience, and a natural sense of what is fair to all; “equitable treatment of all citizens”; “an equitable distribution of gifts among the children”

3) fair, just: free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; or conforming with established standards or rules; “a fair referee”; “fair deal”; “on a fair footing”; “a fair fight”; “by fair means or foul”

4) good, just, upright: of moral excellence; “a genuinely good person”; “a just cause”; “an upright and respectable man

OVERVIEW OF ADVERB JUST

1) merely, simply, just, only, but: and nothing more; “I was merely asking”; “it is simply a matter of time”; “just a scratch”; “he was only a child”; “hopes that last but a moment

2) precisely, exactly, just: indicating exactness or preciseness; “he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do”; “it was just as he said–the jewel was gone”; “it has just enough salt

3) just, just now: only a moment ago; “he has just arrived”; “the sun just now came out

4) just, simply: absolutely; “I just can’t take it anymore”; “he was just grand as Romeo”; “it’s simply beautiful!”

5) barely, hardly, just, scarcely, scarce: by a small margin; “they could barely hear the speaker”; “we hardly knew them”; “just missed being hit”; “had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open”; “would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave”- W.B.Yeats

adj just has 4 sense(s) (first 1 from tagged texts)


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