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Definition of "just" [just]

  • Honorable and fair in one's dealings and actions: a just ruler. See Synonyms at fair1. (adjective)
  • Consistent with what is morally right; righteous: a just cause. (adjective)
  • Properly due or merited: just deserts. (adjective)
  • Law Valid within the law; lawful: just claims. (adjective)
  • Suitable or proper in nature; fitting: a just touch of solemnity. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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