just

Definitions:

  • Honorable and fair in one's dealings and actions: <i>synonym</i>: <strong> fair</strong>.
  • Consistent with what is morally right; righteous.
  • Properly due or merited.
  • Valid within the law; lawful.
  • Suitable or proper in nature; fitting.
  • Based on fact or sound reason; well-founded.
  • Precisely; exactly.
  • Only a moment ago.
  • By a narrow margin; barely.
  • At a little distance.
  • Merely; only.
  • Simply; certainly.
  • Perhaps; possibly.
  • (<em>just about</em>) Almost; very nearly.
  • (<em>just now</em>) Only a moment ago.
  • None
  • Exactly, in space, time, kind, or degree; precisely; without interval, deviation, or variation; absolutely: as, <em>just</em> five miles; <em>just</em> noon; <em>just</em> so; <em>just</em> as I thought.
  • Within a little; with very little but a sufficient difference; nearly; almost exactly; as, I stood <em>just</em> by him; I saw him <em>just</em> now.
  • Merely; barely; by or with a narrow margin: as, you <em>just</em> missed the mark; he is <em>just</em> a little displeased.
  • But now; very lately; within a brief past time.
  • Quite: in intensive use: as, <em>just</em> awful.
  • Directly; immediately; without delay: as, I will attend to it <em>just now.</em>
  • To engage in a tournament or just; tilt.
  • Right in law or ethics
  • Right in character or quality
  • Strictly accurate; exact; precise; proper.
  • Agreeable to the common standard; full; complete.
  • Right-minded; good in intention
  • Carefully mindful; faithful; followed by <em>to</em>, and formerly also by <em>of</em>: as, to be <em>just to</em> one's engagements.
  • In <em>music</em>, harmonically pure, correct, and exact; in perfect tune: as, <em>just</em> interval, intonation, temperament: opposed in general to <em>impure</em> and <em>incorrect</em>, and specifically to <em>tempered.</em>
  • A pot or jug, made of earthenware or metal, with large body and straight neck, for holding liquids.
  • An abbreviation of <em>Justice</em>;
  • of <em>Justinian.</em>
  • A military contest or spectacle in which two adversaries attacked each other with blunted lances, rarely with sharp weapons as in war; a knightly tilt.
  • Conforming or conformable to rectitude or justice; not doing wrong to any; violating no right or obligation; upright; righteous; honest; true; -- said both of persons and things.
  • Not transgressing the requirement of truth and propriety; conformed to the truth of things, to reason, or to a proper standard; exact; normal; reasonable; regular; due
  • Rendering or disposed to render to each one his due; equitable; fair; impartial.
  • The giving all chords and intervals in their purity or their exact mathematical ratio, or without <contr>temperament</contr>; a process in which the number of notes and intervals required in the various keys is much greater than the twelve to the octave used in systems of temperament.
  • To joust.
  • Precisely; exactly; -- in place, time, or degree; neither more nor less than is stated.
  • Closely; nearly; almost.
  • Barely; merely; scarcely; only; by a very small space or time
  • the least possible time since; a moment ago.
  • A joust.
  • A <xref>joust</xref>, <xref>tournament</xref>.
  • To <xref>joust</xref>, fight a tournament.
  • Factually <xref>fair</xref>; <xref>correct</xref>; <xref>proper</xref>.
  • Morally <xref>fair</xref>; <xref>upright</xref>; <xref>righteous</xref>, <xref>equitable</xref>.
  • Only, simply, <xref>merely</xref>.
  • Used to reduce the force of an imperative; simply.
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