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Definition 1: (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for judgment in the sense of this definition

(judgment is a kind of ...) (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards

(... is a kind of judgment ) the decision of a court on issues of fact or law

(... is a kind of judgment ) the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)

(... is a kind of judgment ) the act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment

"they submitted their disagreement to arbitration"

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law

(... is a kind of judgment ) judgment rendered through analysis and adjudication of the factual issues presented

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment pronounced on the status of some particular subject or property or thing (as opposed to one pronounced on persons)

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment rendered against an individual (or corporation) for the payment of money damages

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment entered in favor of the defendant when the plaintiff has not continued his action (e.g., has not appeared in court)

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court)

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside

(judgment belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event - [noun denoting act]

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

  • they criticized my judgment of the contestants

Synonyms for judgment in the sense of this definition

(judgment is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

(... is a kind of judgment ) judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

(... is a kind of judgment ) the final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented

(... is a kind of judgment ) the act of disapproving or condemning

(... is a kind of judgment ) act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody

"many factors are involved in any estimate of human life" "in my estimation the boy is innocent"

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment of the logistic support required for some particular military operation

(... is a kind of judgment ) an assessment that reveals more about the values of the person making the assessment than about the reality of what is assessed

Definition 3: the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for judgment in the sense of this definition

(judgment is a kind of ...) a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

(... is a kind of judgment ) judgment based on observable phenomena and uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices

(... is a kind of judgment ) judgment based on individual personal impressions and feelings and opinions rather than external facts

Definition 4: the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for judgment in the sense of this definition

(judgment is a kind of ...) the cognitive process of reaching a decision

"a good executive must be good at decision making"

(... is a kind of judgment ) a judgment reached before the evidence is available

Definition 5: the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for judgment in the sense of this definition

(judgment is a kind of ...) ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight

(... is a kind of judgment ) good discernment (either visually or as if visually)

"she has an eye for fresh talent" "he has an artist's eye"

(... is a kind of judgment ) sound practical judgment

"Common sense is not so common" "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples" "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"

(... is a kind of judgment ) good judgment

(... is a kind of judgment ) knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress

"the servants showed great tact and discretion"

(... is a kind of judgment ) lacking good judgment

Definition 6: an opinion formed by judging something - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • he was reluctant to make his judgment known
  • she changed her mind

Synonyms for judgment in the sense of this definition

(judgment is a kind of ...) a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty

"my opinion differs from yours" "I am not of your persuasion" "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"

(... is a kind of judgment ) a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration

"a decision unfavorable to the opposition" "his conclusion took the evidence into account" "satisfied with the panel's determination"

Definition 7: the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • opinions are usually written by a single judge

Synonyms for judgment in the sense of this definition

(judgment is a kind of ...) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

(... is a kind of judgment ) an opinion that agrees with the court's disposition of the case but is written to express a particular judge's reasoning

(... is a kind of judgment ) an opinion that disagrees with the court's disposition of the case

(... is a kind of judgment ) the opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as `the opinion')

(... is a kind of judgment ) (Islam) a legal opinion or ruling issued by an Islamic scholar

"bin Laden issued three fatwahs calling upon Muslims to take up arms against the United States"

(... is a kind of judgment ) an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding

(judgment belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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