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just

adjective

1 just

Used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting.

Polish: słuszny



2 just

Fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience.

synonym: equitable.

Roget 939: upright; honest, honest as daylight; veracious etc. 543; virtuous etc. 944; honorable; fair, right, just, equitable, ... show more

Roget 494: real, actual etc. (existing) 1; veritable, true; right, correct; certain etc. 474; substantially true, ... show more

Dutch: billijk, rechtvaardig

3 just

Free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules.

synonym: fair.

Roget 922: right, good; just, reasonable; fit etc. 924; equal, equable, equatable; evenhanded, fair.    legitimate, justifiable, ... show more

4 just

Of moral excellence:
— A just cause.

synonyms: good, upright.

adverb

1 just

And nothing more:
— Just a scratch.

synonyms: but, merely, only, simply.

2 just

Indicating exactness or preciseness:
— It was just as he said--the jewel was gone.
— It has just enough salt.

synonyms: exactly, precisely, properly.

3 just

Only a moment ago:
— He has just arrived.
— The sun just now came out.

synonym: just now.

4 just

used for emphasis Absolutely:
— I just can't take it anymore.
— He was just grand as Romeo.

synonym: simply.

5 just

Only a very short time before.

synonyms: barely, hardly, scarce, scarcely.

6 just

Possibly (indicating a slight chance of something being true).

7 just

Exactly at this moment or the moment described.

8 just

By a little:
— I only just caught the bus.
— He finished the marathon in just under 3 hours.
— The batter just missed being hit.

synonym: barely.


Moby thesaurus: Christian, OK, absolute, absolutely, accurate, accurately, actionable, admissible, all, all in all, all right, all-knowing, all-powerful, all-seeing, all-wise, almighty, almost, alone, aloof, altogether ... show more.

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