do (someone or something) justice

Definition of do (someone or something) justice

  1. :  to treat or show (something or someone) in a way that is as good as it should be The movie does not do the book justice.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to bring to pass :  carry out

    :  put

    :  perform, execute

  1. :  fuss, ado

    :  deed, duty

    :  a festive get-together :  affair, party

  1. :  the first tone of the major scale in solfège

  1. : ditto

    : double occupancy

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

justiceplay
  1. :  the maintenance or administration of what is just especially by the impartial adjustment of conflicting claims or the assignment of merited rewards or punishments

    :  judge

    :  the administration of law


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