justice is served/done

Definition of justice is served/done

  1. :  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

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

serveplay served
  1. :  to be a servant

    :  to do military or naval service

    :  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)

    :  a turn to serve

doneplay
  1. : past participle ofdo

  1. :  arrived at or brought to an end

    :  doomed to failure, defeat, or death

    :  gone by :  over


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