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Definition 1: a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for judge in the sense of this definition

(judge is a kind of ...) a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes

(judge is a kind of ...) a worker who holds or is invested with an office

(... is a kind of judge ) the judge who presides over a supreme court

(... is a kind of judge ) one (as a judge) who examines and settles a case

(... is a kind of judge ) a judge in a trial court

(... is a kind of judge ) a barrister or solicitor who serves as part-time judge in towns or boroughs

(... is a kind of judge ) an Islamic judge

(... is a kind of judge ) an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic

(... is a kind of judge ) a judge of a probate court

(... is a kind of judge ) a mayor or chief magistrate of a Spanish town

(... is a kind of judge ) a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)

(... is a kind of judge ) formerly a high judicial officer

(... is a kind of judge ) formerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa

(... is a kind of judge ) a wise and upright judge

"a Daniel come to judgment"

(... is an instance of judge) (Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah

Definition 2: an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for judge in the sense of this definition

(judge is a kind of ...) an expert whose views are taken as definitive

"he is an authority on corporate law"

(... is a kind of judge ) one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things

(... is a kind of judge ) someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue

"the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature" "the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants" "an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case"

(... is a kind of judge ) anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something

Definition 3: form a critical opinion of - [verb of cognition]

Samples where judge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I cannot judge some works of modern art
  • How do you evaluate this grant proposal?
  • We shouldn't pass judgment on other people

Synonyms for judge in the sense of this definition

(judge is a kind of ...) use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

"I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"

(... is a kind of judge ) judge to be probable

(... is a kind of judge ) regard something as probable or likely

"The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"

(... is a kind of judge ) attribute or credit to

"We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare" "People impute great cleverness to cats"

(... is a kind of judge ) decide as to where something belongs in a scheme

"The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"

(... is a kind of judge ) deem wrong or inappropriate

"I disapprove of her child rearing methods"

(... is a kind of judge ) declare to be

"She was declared incompetent" "judge held that the defendant was innocent"

(... is a kind of judge ) appraise critically

"She reviews books for the New York Times" "Please critique this performance"

(... is a kind of judge ) judge unacceptable

"The teacher failed six students"

(... is a kind of judge ) accept or judge as acceptable

"The teacher passed the student although he was weak"

(... is a kind of judge ) judge or regard; look upon; judge

"I think he is very smart" "I believe her to be very smart" "I think that he is her boyfriend" "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"

(... is a kind of judge ) consider or hold as true

"I cannot accept the dogma of this church" "accept an argument"

(... is a kind of judge ) assign a rank or rating to

"how would you rank these students?" "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"

(... is a kind of judge ) have or maintain a position or stand on an issue

"Where do you stand on the War?"

(... is a kind of judge ) judge to be right or commendable; think well of

(... is a kind of judge ) consider bad or wrong

(... is a kind of judge ) see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way

"She chose not to attend classes and now she failed the exam"

(... is a kind of judge ) judge beforehand, especially without sufficient evidence

(... is a kind of judge ) evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

"I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional" "access all the factors when taking a risk"

(... is a kind of judge ) appraise anew

"Homes in our town are reappraised every five years and taxes are increased accordingly"

(... is a kind of judge ) refuse to accept or acknowledge

"I reject the idea of starting a war" "The journal rejected the student's paper"

(... is a kind of judge ) put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

"This approach has been tried with good results" "Test this recipe"

Definition 4: judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time) - [verb of cognition]

Samples where judge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

Synonyms for judge in the sense of this definition

(judge is a kind of ...) make a mathematical calculation or computation

(... is a kind of judge ) approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one

"truncate a series"

(... is a kind of judge ) take account of

"You have to reckon with our opponents" "Count on the monsoon"

(... is a kind of judge ) calculate as being

"I make the height about 100 feet"

(... is a kind of judge ) estimate the value of (property) for taxation

"Our house hasn't been assessed in years"

(... is a kind of judge ) make a deliberately low estimate

"The construction company wanted the contract badly and lowballed"

(... is a kind of judge ) estimate the duration or outcome of something

"He gave the patient three months to live" "I gave him a very good chance at success"

(... is a kind of judge ) estimate

"We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."

(... is a kind of judge ) gauge something incorrectly or improperly

(... is a kind of judge ) approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values

(... is a kind of judge ) estimate based on a calculation

Definition 5: determine the result of (a competition) - [verb of cognition]

(judge is a kind of ...) bring to an end; settle conclusively

"The case was decided" "The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff" "The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance"

(... is a kind of judge ) be a referee or umpire in a sports competition

Definition 6: pronounce judgment on - [verb of communication]

Samples where judge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They labeled him unfit to work here

Synonyms for judge in the sense of this definition

(judge is a kind of ...) declare to be

"She was declared incompetent" "judge held that the defendant was innocent"

(... is a kind of judge ) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

"The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"

(... is a kind of judge ) find or declare guilty

"The man was convicted of fraud and sentenced"

(... is a kind of judge ) advertize in strongly positive terms

"This product was touted as a revolutionary invention"

(... is a kind of judge ) decide on and make a declaration about

"find someone guilty"

(... is a kind of judge ) pronounce fit or able

"She was qualified to run the marathon" "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections"

(... is a kind of judge ) declare unfit

"She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete"

(... is a kind of judge ) speak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone

"please intonate with sadness"

Samples where judge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The football star was tried for the murder of his wife
  • The judge tried both father and son in separate trials

Synonyms for judge in the sense of this definition

(judge is a kind of ...) reach, make, or come to a decision about something

"We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"

(... is a kind of judge ) subject to trial by court-martial

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