judge


judge

verb

Definition of JUDGE

1
to give an opinion about (something at issue or in dispute) <the committee will judge the case solely on the evidence>
Near Antonyms equivocate, hedge, pussyfoot, skirt
2
to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement <considering the amount of dough we have, I judge we'll get about six dozen cookies out of it>
3
to form an opinion or reach a conclusion through reasoning and information <I judge that the girl has had a troubled relationship with her mother>
4
to have as an opinion <I judge that he knew what kind of woman she was when he married her>
Synonyms allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], conceive, consider, deem, esteem, feel, figure, guess, hold, imagine, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], suppose, think

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