Definition of would just as soon
- We asked him to come with us, but he said he'd just as soon stay home.
: past tense of will
: wished, desired
: wish for : want
: having a basis in or conforming to fact or reason : reasonable
: conforming to a standard of correctness : proper
: faithful to an original
: exactly, precisely
: very recently
: by a very small margin : barely
: archaic variant of joust
: at once : immediately
: without undue time lapse : before long
: in a prompt manner : speedily
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