judge synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term judge:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. judge, justice, juristnoun

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

    jurist, justice, judge, legal expert, evaluator, justness

  2. evaluator, judgeverb

    an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality

    jurist, justice, judge, evaluator

  3. judgeverb

    determine the result of (a competition)

    pass judgment, estimate, guess, try, approximate, evaluate, label, adjudicate, pronounce, gauge

  4. evaluate, pass judgment, judgeverb

    form a critical opinion of

    measure, assess, value, pass judgment, estimate, approximate, try, adjudicate, appraise, gauge, judge, evaluate, label, guess, pronounce, valuate

  5. estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judgeverb

    judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

    pretend, guess, pass judgment, infer, opine, gauge, figure, reckon, suppose, try, venture, estimate, judge, pronounce, hazard, imagine, label, evaluate, come close, approximate, think, calculate, forecast, count on, adjudicate

  6. pronounce, label, judgeverb

    pronounce judgment on

    guess, pass judgment, adjudicate, enounce, gauge, label, mark, enunciate, articulate, estimate, say, pronounce, evaluate, try, approximate, tag, judge, sound out

  7. judge, adjudicate, tryverb

    put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of

    attempt, examine, guess, pass judgment, stress, adjudicate, strain, essay, gauge, test, label, settle, assay, try out, try, prove, estimate, resolve, taste, pronounce, hear, evaluate, approximate, sample, judge, render, try on, seek, decide


  1. judgenoun

    deemster, deemer

  2. judgeverb

    To form an opinion; to infer.

    justice, sheriff

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. judge

    A judge, in the legal sense, is a judicial officer appointed or elected to preside in courts of law, and to decide legal questions duly brought before him; the name is sometimes given to other legally constituted officers; as, the judges of election; in other relations, any person duly appointed to pass upon the merits of contestants or of competing articles may be called a judge; as, the judges at an agricultural fair, or at a race-track; in the widest sense, any person who has good capacity for judging is called a judge; as, a person is said to be a judge of pictures, or a good judge of a horse, etc. In most games the judge is called an umpire; as, the umpire of a game of ball or cricket. A referee is appointed by a court to decide disputed matters between litigants; an arbitrator is chosen by the contending parties to decide matters in dispute without action by a court. In certain cases an umpire is appointed by a court to decide where arbitrators disagree. Arbiter, with its suggestion of final and absolute decision, has come to be used only in a high or sacred sense; as, war must now be the arbiter; the Supreme Arbiter of our destinies. The judges of certain courts, as the United States Supreme Court, are technically known as justices.

    arbiter, arbitrator, justice, referee, umpire

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. judgenoun


  2. judgenoun

    arbiter, arbitrator, umpire, referee

  3. judgenoun

    critic, connoisseur

  4. judgeverb

    decide, determine, conclude, form an opinion, pass an opinion, pass judgment, get at the truth, arrive at the truth, sit in judgment

  5. judgeverb

    try, doom, pass sentence upon

  6. judgeverb

    consider, regard, think, esteem, reckon, account, deem, believe, hold, suppose, imagine

  7. judgeverb

    appreciate, estimate, form an opinion about

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

magistrate, judges, qadi, juge, justice, considers, qazi, giudice, court, richter, assess, prosecute, judicature, trier, deem, try, j.a., al-qadi, justices, bíró, j., magistrates, evaluate, adjudicate, magistrat

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