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Entry Word: just
Function: adjective
Text: 1 being what is called for by accepted standards of right and wrong <a just punishment should fit the crime>
Synonyms deserved, due, merited, right, rightful, warranted
Related Words applicable, appropriate, apt, fit, fitting, meet, proper, requisite, suitable; lawful, legal; accurate, correct
Near Antonyms incoherent, irrelevant; improper, inapplicable, inappropriate, inapt, inequitable; arbitrary, despotic
Antonyms undeserved, undue, unjust, unwarranted
2 based on sound reasoning or information <there are just reasons for the state's ban of the private use of fireworks> -- see GOOD 1
3 conforming to a high standard of morality or virtue <they are a just people who are guided by a firm belief in God and a love of traditional values> -- see GOOD 2
4 following the accepted rules of moral conduct <the sort of just conduct that we expect of every Scout> -- see HONORABLE 1
5 guided by or in accordance with one's sense of right and wrong <stopping to help a stranded motorist is simply the just thing to do> -- see CONSCIENTIOUS 1
6 marked by justice, honesty, and freedom from bias <a just decision that benefits everyone> -- see FAIR 2