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judge

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1 a person who impartially decides or resolves a dispute or controversy

  • their father always played the role of judge when there was a disagreement between the siblings
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2 a public official having authority to decide questions of law

  • the judge gave the defendant a suspended sentence
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adjudicator, beak [chiefly British], bench, court, jurist, justice, magistrate

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judge

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1 to give an opinion about (something at issue or in dispute)

  • the committee will judge the case solely on the evidence
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2 to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement

  • considering the amount of dough we have, I judge we'll get about six dozen cookies out of it
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3 to form an opinion or reach a conclusion through reasoning and information

  • I judge that the girl has had a troubled relationship with her mother
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draw a conclusion

4 to have as an opinion

  • I judge that he knew what kind of woman she was when he married her
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allow [chiefly Southern {amp}amp; Midland], believe, conceive, consider, deem, esteem, feel, figure, guess, hold, imagine, reckon [chiefly dialect], suppose, think

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infer, deduce, conclude, judge, gather mean to arrive at a mental conclusion. infer implies arriving at a conclusion by reasoning from evidence; if the evidence is slight, the term comes close to surmise.
    • from that remark, I inferred that they knew each other
deduce often adds to infer the special implication of drawing a particular inference from a generalization.
    • denied we could deduce anything important from human mortality
conclude implies arriving at a necessary inference at the end of a chain of reasoning.
    • concluded that only the accused could be guilty
judge stresses a weighing of the evidence on which a conclusion is based.
    • judge people by their actions
gather suggests an intuitive forming of a conclusion from implications.
    • gathered their desire to be alone without a word


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