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Synonyms for just
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This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term just.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. just(adj)

    used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting

    "a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln; "a kind and just man"; "a just reward"; "his just inheritance"

    Synonyms:
    fair, equitable, good, upright

    Antonyms:
    wrongful, unjust, actionable, unrighteous

  2. equitable, just(adj)

    fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience

    "equitable treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable distribution of gifts among the children"

    Synonyms:
    fair, equitable, good, upright

    Antonyms:
    unjust, actionable, wrongful, unrighteous

  3. fair, just(adj)

    free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules

    "a fair referee"; "fair deal"; "on a fair footing"; "a fair fight"; "by fair means or foul"

    Synonyms:
    upright, mediocre, reasonable, fair(a), middling, comely, bonny, average, good, fair, sightly, clean, fairish, equitable, honest, bonnie

    Antonyms:
    actionable, unjust, wrongful, unrighteous

  4. good, just, upright(adverb)

    of moral excellence

    "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"

    Synonyms:
    dear, good, beneficial, in effect(p), unspoiled, skillful, sound, secure, serious, effective, upright, salutary, in force(p), vertical, skilful, practiced, equitable, estimable, expert, erect, proficient, full, honest, unsloped, respectable, undecomposed, unspoilt, fair, ripe, safe, adept, honorable, dependable, well(p), right, near

    Antonyms:
    unrighteous, wrongful, unjust, actionable

  5. merely, simply, just, only, but(adverb)

    and nothing more

    "I was merely asking"; "it is simply a matter of time"; "just a scratch"; "he was only a child"; "hopes that last but a moment"

    Synonyms:
    solely, plainly, hardly, alone, barely, exclusively, only if, but, only, entirely, scarce, just now, simply, merely, precisely, only when, exactly, scarcely

    Antonyms:
    wrongful, actionable, unrighteous, unjust

  6. precisely, exactly, just(adverb)

    indicating exactness or preciseness

    "he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do"; "it was just as he said--the jewel was gone"; "it has just enough salt"

    Synonyms:
    on the nose, barely, but, just now, on the dot, simply, merely, incisively, scarcely, hardly, on the button, precisely, only, exactly, scarce

    Antonyms:
    unjust, actionable, unrighteous, wrongful

  7. just, just now(adverb)

    only a moment ago

    "he has just arrived"; "the sun just now came out"

    Synonyms:
    barely, just now, simply, merely, scarcely, exactly, but, precisely, scarce, hardly, only

    Antonyms:
    wrongful, unjust, actionable, unrighteous

  8. just, simply(adverb)

    absolutely

    "I just can't take it anymore"; "he was just grand as Romeo"; "it's simply beautiful!"

    Synonyms:
    barely, just now, simply, merely, scarcely, plainly, exactly, but, precisely, scarce, hardly, only

    Antonyms:
    unjust, unrighteous, wrongful, actionable

  9. barely, hardly, just, scarcely, scarce(adverb)

    only a very short time before

    "they could barely hear the speaker"; "we hardly knew them"; "just missed being hit"; "had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open"; "would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats

    Synonyms:
    barely, hardly, scarcely, merely, scantily, exactly, simply, but, precisely, scarce, only, just now

    Antonyms:
    wrongful, unjust, actionable, unrighteous

  10. just(adverb)

    exactly at this moment or the moment described

    "we've just finished painting the walls, so don't touch them";

    Synonyms:
    barely, just now, simply, merely, scarcely, exactly, but, precisely, scarce, hardly, only

    Antonyms:
    unjust, actionable, wrongful, unrighteous

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. just

    But ranges from the faintest contrast to absolute negation; as, I am willing to go, but (on the other hand) content to stay; he is not an honest man, but (on the contrary) a villain. The contrast may be with a silent thought; as, but let us go (it being understood that we might stay longer). In restrictive use, except and excepting are slightly more emphatic than but; we say, no injury but a scratch; or, no injury except some painful bruises. Such expressions as "words are but breath" (nothing but) may be referred to the restrictive use by ellipsis. So may the use of but in the sense of unless; as, "it never rains but it pours." To the same head must be referred the conditional use; as, "you may go, but with your father's consent" (i. e., "provided you have," "except that you must have," etc.). "Doubt but" is now less used than the more logical "doubt that." But never becomes a full synonym for and; and adds something like, but adds something different; "brave and tender" implies that tenderness is natural to the brave; "brave but tender" implies that bravery and tenderness are rarely combined. For the concessive use, compare NOTWITHSTANDING.

    Synonyms:
    and, barely, besides, but, except, further, however, merely, moreover, nevertheless, notwithstanding, notwithstanding, only, provided, save, still, that, tho, unless, yet

Editors Contribution

  1. egalitarianism

    being "just" is equal to being "equal"

    Submitted by JP03 on October 23, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. just(a.)

    Synonyms:
    equitable, right, rightful, lawful, reasonable

  2. just(a.)

    Synonyms:
    honest, fair, upright, righteous, blameless, pure, conscientious, uncorrupt, virtuous, honorable, impartial, even-handed, straightforward

  3. just(a.)

    Synonyms:
    exact, true, proper, accurate, correct, normal, regular

  4. just(a.)

    Synonyms:
    deserved, merited, condign, suitable, due

  5. just(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    exactly, precisely

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. just(a)

    Synonyms:
    upright, honest, conscientious, honorable, straightforward, condign, merited, deserved, due, reasonable, conscionable, equitable, fair, unbiased, impartial correct, exact, accurate, proper, appropriate

    Antonyms:
    dishonest, inequitable, undeserved, unjust

  2. just(adv)

    Synonyms:
    precisely, exactly, closely, nearly, almost, barely, scarcely, only

How to pronounce just?

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How to say just in sign language?

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How to use just in a sentence?

  1. Jeff Flake:

    I must also say that separate and apart from this nomination and the facts that pertain to it, I do not believe that the claim of sexual assault is invalid because a 15-year-old girl didn't promptly report the assault to the authorities, as the President of the United States said just two days ago.

  2. Benjamin Silberstein:

    Just look at the way the letter is worded. They want to make it sound like sanctions equals starvation so the U.S. should really be benevolent and give them up.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you can bow in front of the justice at the height of your power, it means that you are really a just person!

  4. Deputy Police Commissioner Wally Haumaha:

    These families are just so appreciative, so ecstatic, so overwhelmed and overjoyed to know that they've got their loved ones back with them.

  5. Derek Hough:

    Its just kind of funny how theres different perspectives and how people can hold onto a word or to a symbol or to a certain thing and grasp onto that and create a small box, when the idea, at the core center of it, was the opposite...


Translations for just

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  • فقط, عَدْلArabic
  • әле генә, яңы, яңы ғына, дөрөҫ, ғәҙелBashkir
  • només, just, sols, acabar de, simplementCatalan, Valencian
  • těsně, přesně, spravedlivý, pouze, správný, právěCzech
  • newyddWelsh
  • einfach, berechtigt, nur, gerade, gerechtGerman
  • μόλις, δίκαιος, απλώς, μόνοGreek
  • ĝuste, ĵus, justa, nurEsperanto
  • justo, acabar de, sóloSpanish
  • kõigestEstonian
  • عادل, دادگر, دادگریPersian
  • äskettäin, vain, just, vasta, täsmälleen, oikea, juuri ja juuri, oikeudenmukainen, juuri, reilu, vastikään, juuri äsken, tarkalleen, tuskin, äskenFinnish
  • simplement, juste, venir deFrench
  • [[go]] [[díreach]]Irish
  • cothromach, air èiginnScottish Gaelic
  • xustoGalician
  • ज़रा, केवलHindi
  • éppen, csakHungarian
  • նոր, ուղղակի, արդարArmenian
  • jusIdo
  • áðanIcelandic
  • appena, giusto, soloItalian
  • סתםHebrew
  • ばかり, ジャスト, に過ぎない, ところ, 只, 丁度, ただ, 公正Japanese
  • gerechtLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • tikko, tik tikko, gandrīz, tieši, tikaiLatvian
  • heipūMāori
  • праведен, баш, само, штотуку, тукушто, исправен, токмуMacedonian
  • baru, hanya, بارو, cuma, چوما, هاڽMalay
  • gewoon, billijk, net, juist, rechtmatig, correct, nog net, gerechtig, enkel, pas, zojuist, slechts, onlangs, op een haar na, precies, eerlijk, rechtvaardigDutch
  • kun, nettopp, bareNorwegian
  • tʼóóNavajo, Navaho
  • właśnie, tylko, po prostu, dokładnie, sprawiedliwy, dokładnyPolish
  • somente, recém, simplesmente, por pouco, justo, apenas, só, acabar de, bem, recentementePortuguese
  • întocmai, doar, numai, tocmaiRomanian
  • и́менно, правильный, всего́ лишь, то́лько что, то́лько, то́чно, справедливый, как ра́з, едва́, лишь, про́стоRussian
  • tijesno, maloprije, upravo, tek, само, sasvim, samo, skoro, zamalo, baš, potpunoSerbo-Croatian
  • zgòlj, rávnokar, lè, pràvkar, samó, skôrajSlovene
  • precis, nyss, just, rättvis, baraSwedish
  • adiliSwahili
  • adil, adaletliTurkish
  • ذراUrdu
  • 只是Chinese

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