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judge

judge as in a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice

    Synonyms

    • justicethe quality of being just or fair ; judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments ; a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice ; the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation)
    • jurista legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations ; a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge as in an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality

      Synonyms

      • evaluatoran authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
      judge as in determine the result of (a competition)
        judge as in form a critical opinion of
        • "I cannot judge some works of modern art"
        • "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?"
        • "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"

        Synonyms

        • evaluateevaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; form a critical opinion of
        • pass judgmentform a critical opinion of
        judge as in judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
        • "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

        Synonyms

        • estimatejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); judge to be probable ; an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody; a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation) ; a statement indicating the likely cost of some job; the respect with which a person is held
        • gaugea measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc. ; accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared ; the distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train ; the thickness of wire ; diameter of a tube or gun barrel ; judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); rub to a uniform size; determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation; measure precisely and against a standard; adapt to a specified measurement; mix in specific proportions
        • approximatenot quite exact or correct; very close in resemblance; located close together; be close or similar; judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
        • guessa message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence ; an estimate based on little or no information ; expect, believe, or suppose; put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); guess correctly
        judge as in pronounce judgment on
        • "They labeled him unfit to work here"

        Synonyms

        • pronouncespeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; pronounce judgment on
        • labela brief description given for purposes of identification; trade name of a company that produces musical recordings; a radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction ; an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object ; assign a label to; attach a tag or label to; pronounce judgment on; distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom ; distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions
        judge as in put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
        • "The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"
        • "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"

        Synonyms

        • adjudicateput on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; bring to an end
        • tryearnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; make an effort or attempt; put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; take a sample of; examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; give pain or trouble to; test the limits of; melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities; put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice