Synonyms and Antonyms of just

  1. 1 being what is called for by accepted standards of right and wrong a just punishment should fit the crime Synonyms of just competent, condign, deserved, due, fair, justified, merited, right, rightful, warranted Words Related to just applicable, appropriate, apt, fit, fitting, meet, proper, requisite, suitable; lawful, legal, legitimate; accurate, correct, true; rhadamanthine, strict, stringent, uncompromising; equitable, impartial, square Near Antonyms of just incoherent, incorrect, irrelative, irrelevant; improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, indefensible, unjustifiable, unreasonable, unsuitable; biased, inequitable, partial, unequal; arbitrary, despotic; illegitimate, unlawful Antonyms of just undeserved, undue, unfair, unjust, unjustified, unmerited, unwarranted

  2. 2 based on sound reasoning or information there are just reasons for the state's ban of the private use of fireworks Synonyms of just commonsense, commonsensible, commonsensical, firm, hard, informed, good, justified, levelheaded, logical, rational, reasonable, reasoned, sensible, sober, solid, valid, well-foundedWords Related to just actual, real, true; certain, sure; certified, validated, verified; confirmed, corroborated, substantiated; cogent, convincing; colorable, credible, plausibleNear Antonyms of just unsubstantiated, unsupported, unwarranted; flimsy, implausible, unconvincing, weak; fallacious, false, misguided, misledAntonyms of just groundless, illogical, invalid, irrational, nonrational, nonsensical, nonvalid, unfounded, uninformed, unjustified, unreasonable, unreasoned, unsound

  3. 3 conforming to a high standard of morality or virtue they are a just people who are guided by a firm belief in God and a love of traditional values Synonyms of just all right, decent, ethical, honest, honorable, good, moral, nice, right, righteous, right-minded, straight, true, upright, virtuousWords Related to just correct, decorous, proper, seemly; high-minded, noble, principled; commendable, creditable, exemplary, legitimate; esteemed, law-abiding, menschy, reputable, respected, upstanding, worthy; blameless, clean, guiltless, immaculate, incorrupt (also incorrupted), incorruptible, innocent, inoffensive, irreproachable, unobjectionable; angelic (or angelical), lily-white, pure, scrupulous, spotless, uncorrupted, unerring; goody-goody, moralistic, pharisaical, rectitudinous, sanctimonious, self-righteousNear Antonyms of just improper, incorrect, indecorous, naughty, unbecoming, unseemly; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, libertine, perverted, reprobate; unprincipled, unscrupulous; atrocious, infamous, villainous; base, low, mean, vicious, vile; blameworthy, objectionable, offensive; iniquitous, nefarious; errant, erring, fallenAntonyms of just bad, black, dishonest, dishonorable, evil, evil-minded, immoral, indecent, sinful, unethical, unrighteous, wicked, wrong

  4. 4 following the accepted rules of moral conduct the sort of just conduct that we expect of every soldier Synonyms of just decent, ethical, honest, honorable, noble, principled, respectable, righteous, stand-up, upright, upstandingWords Related to just blameless, guiltless, irreproachable, unassailable, unimpeachable; chivalrous, classy, high-minded, menschy, right-minded; conscientious, fair, good, incorruptible, moral, reputable, respected, scrupulous, uncorrupted, virtuous; decorous, nice, polite, proper, seemlyNear Antonyms of just bad, blackguardly, corrupt, criminal, crooked, evil, immoral, iniquitous, knavish, mean, nefarious, rascally, reprehensible, roguish, rotten, scoundrelly, sinful; unfair, unscrupulous, vile, villainous, wicked, wretched; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, culpable; debased, debauched, decadent, degenerate, degraded, demoralized, depraved, disgraceful, disreputable, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, loose, perverse, perverted, profligate, reprobate, shameful, venalAntonyms of just base, dishonest, dishonorable, ignoble, low, unethical, unjust, unprincipled, unrighteous, unworthy

  5. 5 guided by or in accordance with one's sense of right and wrong stopping to help a stranded motorist is simply the just thing to do Synonyms of just conscionable, ethical, honest, honorable, conscientious, moral, principled, scrupulousWords Related to just decent, good, righteous, right-minded, straight, upright, virtuous; dutiful, observant, respectful; overconscientious; reliable, responsible, solid, tried-and-true, true, trustworthy, trusty; esteemed, law-abiding, reputable, respected, upstanding, worthyNear Antonyms of just bad, black, evil, evil-minded, immoral, indecent, sinful, unrighteous, wicked; unreliable, untrustworthy; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, perverted, reprobate; atrocious, infamous, villainous; base, low, mean, vicious, vile; iniquitous, nefariousAntonyms of just cutthroat, dishonest, dishonorable, immoral, unconscionable, unethical, unjust, unprincipled, unscrupulous

  6. 6 marked by justice, honesty, and freedom from bias a just appraisal of the political situation over there Synonyms of just candid, disinterested, dispassionate, equal, equitable, evenhanded, impartial, indifferent, fair, nonpartisan, objective, square, unbiased, unprejudicedWords Related to just frank, forthright, open, straight, straightforward; balanced, rational, reasonableNear Antonyms of just deceitful, deceptive, dishonest; arbitrary, unconscionable, unreasonable; jaundiced, unfriendly, unsympathetic; colored, distorted, warpedAntonyms of just biased, ex parte, inequitable, nonobjective, one-sided, partial, parti pris, partisan, prejudiced, unjust

Synonym Discussion of just

fair, just, equitable, impartial, unbiased, dispassionate, objective mean free from favor toward either or any side. fair implies a proper balance of conflicting interests.
    • a fair decision
just implies an exact following of a standard of what is right and proper.
    • a just settlement of territorial claims
equitable implies a less rigorous standard than just and usually suggests equal treatment of all concerned.
    • the equitable distribution of the property
impartial stresses an absence of favor or prejudice.
    • an impartial third party
unbiased implies even more strongly an absence of all prejudice.
    • your unbiased opinion
dispassionate suggests freedom from the influence of strong feeling and often implies cool or even cold judgment.
    • a dispassionate summation of the facts
objective stresses a tendency to view events or persons as apart from oneself and one's own interest or feelings.
    • I can't be objective about my own child



Synonyms and Antonyms of just

  1. 1 in the same manner you can do it just the way they do Synonyms of just exactly, precisely Words Related to just even, expressly, faultlessly, perfectly; identically, uniformly; alike, likewise, similarly Phrases to a T Near Antonyms of just slightly, somewhat, vaguely; differently, variably

  2. 2 by a very small margin I was just over the minimum age requirement for the senior citizen discount Synonyms of just barely, hardly, marginally, narrowly, scarcely, slightly Words Related to just minimally, minutely, scantly; almost, approximately, closely, more or less, nearly, partly, plus or minus, roughly, somewhat Phrases by the skin of one's teeth Near Antonyms of just definitely, easily, plainly, positively, quite, unquestionably; abundantly, completely, copiously, fully, generously, greatly Antonyms of just considerably, significantly, substantially, vastly, well

  3. 3 nothing more than I was just kidding Synonyms of just but, merely, only, purely, simply

  4. 4 as stated or indicated without the slightest difference the length of the curtain is just right Synonyms of just due, full, exactly, precisely, right, sharp, smack-dab, squarely

  5. 5 for nothing other than got this present just for you Synonyms of just alone, exclusively, solely, only, purely, simplyWords Related to just basically, by and large, chiefly, generally, largely, mainly, mostly, predominantly, primarily, principally, substantiallyNear Antonyms of just additionally, also, besides, likewise

  6. 6 not long ago I just bought this dress Synonyms of just freshly, newly, late, lately, new, now, only, recentlyWords Related to just latterlyNear Antonyms of just ago, before, earlier, early, erstwhile, formerly, previously; heretofore, hithertoAntonyms of just anciently

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