Synonyms for judge
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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes
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.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.7 / 7 votes
Princeton's WordNet2.3 / 7 votes
judge, justice, juristnoun
a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
determine the result of (a competition)
evaluate, pass judgment, judgeverb
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"
estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judgeverb
judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
pretend, guess, pass judgment, infer, opine, gauge, figure, reckon, suppose, try, venture, estimate, pronounce, hazard, imagine, label, evaluate, come close, approximate, think, calculate, forecast, count on, adjudicate
pronounce, label, judgeverb
pronounce judgment on
"They labeled him unfit to work here"
judge, adjudicate, tryverb
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"
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, render, try on, seek, decide
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We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
President Trump has made a superb choice. Judge Brett Kavanaugh is an impressive nominee who is extremely well qualified to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, judge Brett Kavanaugh has sterling academic credentials. Judge Brett Kavanaugh is widely admired for Judge Brett Kavanaugh intellect, experience, and exemplary judicial temperament. Judge Brett Kavanaugh has won the respect of Judge Brett Kavanaugh peers and is highly regarded throughout the legal community. And Judge Brett Kavanaugh judicial record demonstrates a firm understanding of the role of a judge in our Republic : Setting aside personal views and political preferences in order to interpret our laws as they are written.
Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
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Judge Schroeder has a reputation for doing what Judge Schroeder believes is the right thing and being an independent thinker, and it's Judge Schroeder courtroom. Judge Schroeder doesn't like to be pushed around by either party. So Judge Schroeder has a strong sense of Judge Schroeder own Judge Schroeder bearing in the courtroom.
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