justice is served/done

Definition of justice is served/done

:proper punishment or fair treatment is given by the legal system
  • Many people do not believe that justice has been served/done in his case.

Word by Word Definitions

justice play
  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

  2. : judge

  3. : the administration of law

serve play served
  1. : to be a servant

  2. : to do military or naval service

  3. : to assist a celebrant as server at mass

  1. : the act or action of putting the ball or shuttlecock in play in various games (such as volleyball, badminton, or tennis)

done play
  1. : past participle of do

  1. : arrived at or brought to an end

  2. : doomed to failure, defeat, or death

  3. : gone by : over


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