would just as soon

Definition of would just as soon

used to indicate what someone wants or prefers to do, have, etc.
  • We asked him to come with us, but he said he'd just as soon stay home.

Word by Word Definitions

would play
  1. : past tense of will

  2. : wished, desired

  3. : wish for : want

just play
  1. : having a basis in or conforming to fact or reason : reasonable

  2. : conforming to a standard of correctness : proper

  3. : faithful to an original

  1. : exactly, precisely

  2. : very recently

  3. : by a very small margin : barely

  1. : archaic variant of joust

soon play
  1. : at once : immediately

  2. : without undue time lapse : before long

  3. : in a prompt manner : speedily


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