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judge

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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145 in 132 verses (in OT : 81 in 79 verses) (in NT : 64 in 53 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

judgen. [OE. juge, OF. & F. juge, fr. OF. jugier, F. juger, to judge. See Judge, v. i.].
  •  A public officer who is invested with authority to hear and determine litigated causes, and to administer justice between parties in courts held for that purpose.  [1913 Webster]
    "The parts of a judge in hearing are four: to direct the evidence; to moderate length, repetition, or impertinency of speech; to recapitulate, select, and collate the material points of that which hath been said; and to give the rule or sentence."  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who has skill, knowledge, or experience, sufficient to decide on the merits of a question, or on the quality or value of anything; one who discerns properties or relations with skill and readiness; a connoisseur; an expert; a critic.  [1913 Webster]
    "A man who is no judge of law may be a good judge of poetry, or eloquence, or of the merits of a painting."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person appointed to decide in a trial of skill, speed, etc., between two or more parties; an umpire; as, a judge in a horse race.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of the supreme magistrates, with both civil and military powers, who governed Israel for more than four hundred years.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The title of the seventh book of the Old Testament; the Book of Judges.  [1913 Webster]
Judge Advocate (Mil. & Nav.), a person appointed to act as prosecutor at a court-martial; he acts as the representative of the government, as the responsible adviser of the court, and also, to a certain extent, as counsel for the accused, when he has no other counsel. -- Judge-Advocate General, in the United States, the title of two officers, one attached to the War Department and having the rank of brigadier general, the other attached to the Navy Department and having the rank of colonel of marines or captain in the navy. The first is chief of the Bureau of Military Justice of the army, the other performs a similar duty for the navy. In England, the designation of a member of the ministry who is the legal adviser of the secretary of state for war, and supreme judge of the proceedings of courts-martial.
judgev. i. [OE. jugen, OF. jugier, F. juger, L. judicare, fr. judex judge; jus law or right + dicare to proclaim, pronounce, akin to dicere to say. See Just, a., and Diction, and cf. Judicial.].
  •  To hear and determine, as in causes on trial; to decide as a judge; to give judgment; to pass sentence.  [1913 Webster]
    "The Lord judge between thee and me."  [1913 Webster]
    "Father, who art judge
    Of all things made, and judgest only right!
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To assume the right to pass judgment on another; to sit in judgment or commendation; to criticise or pass adverse judgment upon others. See Judge, v. t., 3.  [1913 Webster]
    "Forbear to judge, for we are sinners all."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To compare facts or ideas, and perceive their relations and attributes, and thus distinguish truth from falsehood; to determine; to discern; to distinguish; to form an opinion about.  [1913 Webster]
    "Judge not according to the appearance."  [1913 Webster]
    "She is wise if I can judge of her."  [1913 Webster]
judgev. t. 
  •  To hear and determine by authority, as a case before a court, or a controversy between two parties.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To examine and pass sentence on; to try; to doom.  [1913 Webster]
    "God shall judge the righteous and the wicked."  [1913 Webster]
    "To bring my whole cause 'fore his holiness,
    And to be judged by him.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To arrogate judicial authority over; to sit in judgment upon; to be censorious toward.  [1913 Webster]
    "Judge not, that ye be not judged."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To determine upon or deliberation; to esteem; to think; to reckon.  [1913 Webster]
    "If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To exercise the functions of a magistrate over; to govern.  [1913 Webster]
    "Make us a king to judge us."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

judge, n. & v.
--n.
1 a public officer appointed to hear and try causes in a court of justice.
2 a person appointed to decide a dispute or contest.
3 a a person who decides a question. b a person regarded in terms of capacity to decide on the merits of a thing or question (am no judge of that; a good judge of art).
4 Jewish Hist. a leader having temporary authority in Israel in the period between Joshua and the Kings.
--v.
1 tr. a try (a cause) in a court of justice. b pronounce sentence on (a person).
2 tr. form an opinion about; estimate, appraise.
3 tr. act as a judge of (a dispute or contest).
4 tr. (often foll. by to + infin. or that + clause) conclude, consider, or suppose.
5 intr. a form a judgement. b act as judge.

Idiom
Judge Advocate General an officer in supreme control of the courts martial in the armed forces. Judges' Rules Brit. rules regarding the admissibility of an accused's statements as evidence.
Derivative
judgelike adj. judgeship n.
Etymology
ME f. OF juge (n.), juger (v.) f. L judex judicis f. jus law + -dicus speaking

THESAURUS

judge

account, account as, act between, adjudge, adjudicate, adjudicator, administer, administer justice, administrate, allow, amateur, appraise, appraiser, appreciate, approximate, arbiter, arbiter elegantiarum, arbiter of taste, arbitrate, arbitrator, assess, assume, authority, bargain, be afraid, be judicious, beak, believe, bon vivant, call, charge the jury, check, cognoscente, collect, collector, conceive, conciliator, conclude, conduct a trial, conjecture, connaisseur, connoisseur, consider, count, court, critic, daresay, decide, decree, deduce, deduct, deem, deemster, demonstrate, dempster, derive, determine, dilettante, draw, epicure, epicurean, esteem, estimate, evaluate, evaluator, exercise judgment, expect, expert, express an opinion, fancy, find, form an opinion, gather, go between, good judge, gourmand, gourmet, guess, have a hunch, have an idea, have an impression, have an inkling, have the idea, hear, hold, hold as, imagine, impartial arbitrator, infer, intercede, intermediary, intermediate, interpose, intervene, judger, judicator, jurist, justice, look upon as, magistrate, maintain, make, make out, make terms, maven, measure, mediate, mediator, meet halfway, moderate, moderator, negotiate, negotiator, opine, pass sentence, peacemaker, pine, place, preside, presume, pronounce sentence, prove, put, rate, reckon, reconciler, referee, refined palate, regard, represent, review, reviewer, rule, set down as, settle, show, sit in judgment, size up, step in, suppose, surmise, suspect, take, take for, take it, test, think, think of, third party, treat with, trow, try, try a case, umpire, unbiased observer, value, view as, virtuoso, ween, weigh

ROGET THESAURUS

judge

Master

N master, padrone, lord, lord paramount, commander, commandant, captain, chief, chieftain, sirdar, sachem, sheik, head, senior, governor, ruler, dictator, leader, boss, cockarouse, sagamore, werowance, lord of the ascendant, cock of the walk, cock of the roost, gray mare, mistress, potentate, liege, liege lord, suzerain, sovereign, monarch, autocrat, despot, tyrant, oligarch, crowned head, emperor, king, anointed king, majesty, imperator, protector, president, stadholder, judge, ceasar, kaiser, czar, tsar, sultan, soldan, grand Turk, caliph, imaum, shah, padishah, sophi, mogul, great mogul, khan, lama, tycoon, mikado, tenno, inca, cazique, voivode, landamman, seyyid, Abuna, cacique, czarowitz, grand seignior, prince, duke, archduke, doge, elector, seignior, marland, margrave, rajah, emir, wali, sheik nizam, nawab, empress, queen, sultana, czarina, princess, infanta, duchess, margravine, czarevna, czarita, maharani, rani, rectrix, regent, viceroy, exarch, palatine, khedive, hospodar, beglerbeg, three-tailed bashaw, pasha, bashaw, bey, beg, dey, scherif, tetrarch, satrap, mandarin, subahdar, nabob, maharajah, burgrave, laird, collector, commissioner, deputy commissioner, woon, the authorities, the powers that be, the government, staff, etat major, aga, official, man in office, person in authority, sircar, sirkar, Sublime Porte, marshal, field marshal, marechal, general, generalissimo, commander in chief, seraskier, hetman, lieutenant general, major general, colonel, lieutenant colonel, major, captain, centurion, skipper, lieutenant, first lieutenant, second lieutenant, sublieutenant, officer, staff officer, aide-de-camp, brigadier, brigade major, adjutant, jemidar, ensign, cornet, cadet, subaltern, noncommissioned officer, warrant officer, sergeant, sergeant major, color sergeant, corporal, corporal major, lance corporal, acting corporal, drum major, captain general, dizdar, knight marshal, naik, pendragon, mayor, mayoralty, prefect, chancellor, archon, provost, magistrate, syndic, alcalde, alcaid, burgomaster, corregidor, seneschal, alderman, councilman, committeeman, councilwoman, warden, constable, portreeve, lord mayor, officer, dewan, fonctionnaire, admiral, admiralty, rear admiral, vice admiral, port admiral, commodore, captain, commander, lieutenant, ensign, skipper, mate, master, officer of the day, OD, navarch, da locum melioribus, der Furst ist der erste Diener seines Staats, the prince is the first servant of his state, lord of thy presence and no land beside.

Legality

N legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, legislature, law, code, corpus juris, constitution, pandect, charter, enactment, statute, rule, canon, ordinance, institution, regulation, bylaw, byelaw, decree, ordonnance, standing order, plebiscite, legal process, form, formula, formality, rite, arm of the law, habeas corpus, fieri facias, jurisprudence, nomology, legislation, codification, equity, common law, lex, lex nonscripta, law of nations, droit des gens, international law, jus gentium, jus civile, civil law, canon law, crown law, criminal law, statute law, ecclesiastical law, administrative law, lex mercatoria, constitutionalism, constitutionality, justice, court, tribunal, judge, lawyer, attorney, legal counsel, legal, legitimate, according to law, vested, constitutional, chartered, legalized, lawful, statutable, statutory, legislatorial, legislative, regulatory, regulated, legally, in the eye of the law, de jure, ignorantia legis neminem excusat, ignorance of the law is no excuse, where law ends tyranny begins.

Jurisdiction

N jurisdiction, judicature, administration of justice, soc, executive, commission of the peace, magistracy, judge, tribunal, municipality, corporation, bailiwick, shrievalty, lord lieutenant, sheriff, shire reeve, shrieve, constable, selectman, police, police force, the fuzz, constabulary, bumbledom, gendarmerie, officer, bailiff, tipstaff, bum-bailiff, catchpoll, beadle, policeman, cop, police constable, police sergeant, sbirro, alguazil, gendarme, kavass, lictor, mace bearer, huissier, bedel, tithingman, press gang, exciseman, gauger, gager, customhouse officer, douanier, coroner, edile, aedile, portreeve, paritor, posse comitatus, bureau, cutcherry, department, secretariat, long arm of the law, extradition, executive, administrative, municipal, inquisitorial, causidical, judicatory, judiciary, judicial, juridical, coram judice.

VB judge, sit in judgment, extradite.

Judge

N judge, justice, justiciar, justiciary, chancellor, justice of assize, judge of assize, recorder, common sergeant, puisne judge, assistant judge, county court judge, conservator of the peace, justice of the peace, J, P, court, magistrate, police magistrate, beak, his worship, his honor, his lordship, jury, twelve men in a box, Lord Chancellor, Lord Justice, Master of the Rolls, Vice Chancellor, Lord Chief Justice, Chief Baron, Mr, Justice, Associate Justice, Chief Justice, Baron, Baron of the Exchequer, jurat, assessor, arbiter, arbitrator, umpire, referee, referendary, revising barrister, domesman, censor, barmaster, ephor, grand juror, grand juryman, juryman, talesman, archon, tribune, praetor, syndic, podesta, mollah, ulema, mufti, cadi, kadi, Rhadamanthus, litigant, judicial, a Daniel come to judgment.

Lawyer

N lawyer, attorney, legal counsel, counsel, counsellor, counsellor at law, attorney at law, jurist, legist, civilian, pundit, publicist, juris consult, legal adviser, advocate, barrister, barrister at law, King's or Queen's counsel, K, C, Q, C, silk gown, leader, sergeant-at-law, bencher, tubman, judge, bar, legal profession, bar association, association of trial lawyers, officer of the court, gentleman of the long robe, junior bar, outer bar, inner bar, equity draftsman, conveyancer, pleader, special pleader, solicitor, proctor, notary, notary public, scrivener, cursitor, writer, writer to the signet, S, S, C, limb of the law, pettifogger, vakil, legal beagle, legal secretary, legal assistant, law student, learned in the law, at the bar, forensic, esquire, esquired, banco regis.

Taste

N taste, good taste, refined taste, cultivated taste, delicacy, refinement, fine feeling, gust, gusto, tact, finesse, nicety, to prepon, polish, elegance, grace, judgment, discernment, dilettantism, dilettanteism, virtu, fine art, culture, cultivation, aesthetics, man of taste, connoisseur, judge, critic, conoscente, virtuoso, amateur, dilettante, Aristarchus, Corinthian, arbiter elegantiarum, stagirite, euphemist, caviare to the general, in good taste, cute, tasteful, tasty, unaffected, pure, chaste, classical, attic, cultivated, refined, dainty, esthetic, aesthetic, artistic, elegant, euphemistic, to one's taste, to one's mind, after one's fancy, comme il faut, tire a quatre epingles, elegantly, nihil tetigit quod non ornavit, chacun a son gout, oculi pictura tenentur aures cantibus, taste, flavor, gust, gusto, savor, gout, relish, sapor, sapidity, twang, smack, smatch, aftertaste, tang, tasting, degustation, gustation, palate, tongue, tooth, stomach, sapid, saporific, gustable, gustatory, gustful, strong, gamy, palatable.

VB appreciate, judge, criticise, discriminate, taste, savor, smatch, smack, flavor, twang, tickle the palate, smack the lips.

Judgment

N judgment, result, conclusion, upshot, deduction, inference, ergotism, illation, corollary, porism, moral, estimation, valuation, appreciation, judication, dijudication, adjudication, arbitrament, arbitrement, arbitration, assessment, ponderation, valorization, award, estimate, review, criticism, critique, notice, report, decision, determination, judgment, finding, verdict, sentence, decree, findings of fact, findings of law, res judicata, plebiscite, voice, casting vote, vote, opinion, good judgment, judge, umpire, arbiter, arbitrator, asessor, referee, censor, reviewer, critic, connoisseur, commentator, inspector, inspecting officer, twenty-twenty hindsight, armchair general, monday morning quarterback, judging, judicious, determinate, conclusive, on the whole, all things considered, a Daniel come to judgment, and stand a critic, hated yet caress'd, it is much easier to be critical than to be correc, la critique est aisee et l'art est difficile, nothing if not critical, O most lame and impotent conclusion.

VB judge, conclude, come to a conclusion, draw a conclusion, arrive at a conclusion, ascertain, determine, make up one's mind, deduce, derive, gather, collect, draw an inference, make a deduction, weet, ween, form an estimate, estimate, appreciate, value, count, assess, rate, rank, account, regard, consider, think of, look upon, review, size up, settle, pass an opinion, give an opinion, decide, try, pronounce, rule, pass judgment, pass sentence, sentence, doom, find, give judgment, deliver judgment, adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate, award, report, bring in a verdict, make absolute, set a question at rest, confirm, comment, criticize, kibitz, pass under review, investigate, hold the scales, sit in judgment, try judgment, hear a cause.


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