Definitions of judge

  1. put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; " The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"; " The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"
  2. form an opinion about; judge tentatively; form an estimate of, as of quantities or time; " I estimate this chicken to weigh at three pounds"
  3. an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
  4. a public official authorized to decide questions bought before a court of justice
  5. determine the result of, as of a competition
  6. form an opinion of or pass judgment on; " I cannot judge some works of modern art"
  7. determine the result of ( a competition)
  8. judge tentatively or form an estimate of ( quantities or time); " I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
  9. A public officer who is invested with authority to hear and determine litigated causes, and to administer justice between parties in courts held for that purpose.
  10. One who has skill, knowledge, or experience, sufficient to decide on the merits of a question, or on the quality or value of anything; one who discerns properties or relations with skill and readiness; a connoisseur; an expert; a critic.
  11. One of supreme magistrates, with both civil and military powers, who governed Israel for more than four hundred years.
  12. The title of the seventh book of the Old Testament; the Book of Judges.
  13. To hear and determine, as in causes on trial; to decide as a judge; to give judgment; to pass sentence.
  14. To assume the right to pass judgment on another; to sit in judgment or commendation; to criticise or pass adverse judgment upon others. See Judge, v. t., 3.
  15. To compare facts or ideas, and perceive their relations and attributes, and thus distinguish truth from falsehood; to determine; to discern; to distinguish; to form an opinion about.
  16. To hear and determine by authority, as a case before a court, or a controversy between two parties.
  17. To examine and pass sentence on; to try; to doom.
  18. To arrogate judicial authority over; to sit in judgment upon; to be censorious toward.
  19. To determine upon or deliberation; to esteem; to think; to reckon.
  20. A person appointed to decide in atrial of skill, speed, etc., between two or more parties; an umpire; as, a judge in a horse race.
  21. To examine and pass sentence upon; hold an opinion upon; consider; come to a conclusion concerning; to decide with authority; as, to judge a case.
  22. To form an opinion or decision after careful consideration; pass sentence.
  23. To point out or declare what is just or law: to hear and decide: to pass sentence: to compare facts to determine the truth: to form or pass an opinion: to distinguish.
  24. To hear and determine authoritatively: to sentence: to be censorious towards: to consider: ( B.) to condemn.
  25. One who judges: a civil officer who hears and settles any cause, either in connection with a jury or without one: an arbitrator: one who can decide upon the merit of anything: in Jewish history, a magistrate having civil and military powers:- pl. title of 7th book of the Old Testament.
  26. One appointed to hear and decide; one competent to decide.
  27. To determine; sentence; consider.
  28. To hear and decide; give sentence; form an opinion.
  29. To come to a conclusion regarding.
  30. To decide upon evidence; try judicially.
  31. To form a judgment; sit in judgment; express judgment.
  32. To consider.
  33. An officer authorized to administer justice in a court.
  34. One who decides upon the merits of things, as in contests; a connoisseur.
  35. A civil officer invested with authority to hear and determine causes, civil or criminal, between parties; one skilled in judging merit or worth; in the history of Israel, a chief magistrate, with civil and military powers.
  36. To hear and determine a case; to examine and pass sentence on; to try; to pass severe sentence upon; to reckon; to consider.
  37. To hear and determine, as in causes on trial; to pass sentence; to distinguish; to compare facts or ideas, and perceive their agreement or disagreement, and thus to distinguish truth from falsehood.
  38. The presiding officer in a court of law who awards punishment to offenders; a chief magistrate; one who has skill to decide on the merits or value of; the Supreme Being.
  39. To hear and determine; to decide; to form or give an opinion; to distinguish; to pass sentence upon; to be censorious toward; to censure severely; to doom.

Usage examples for judge

  1. Besides, there is a better reason why a writer cannot judge his own work, I added. – A Dominie in Doubt by A. S. Neill
  2. How should I be able to judge? – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  3. For his kindness, the judge would accept no return. – Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days by Annie L. Burton
  4. Not as far as I can judge. – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  5. I should be sorry to judge aither of you by them. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  6. But the Judge held him. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  7. " I don't feel I know you well enough to judge. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  8. Of course I can't judge. – The Author Of Beltraffio by Henry James
  9. Why did not the judge say what should be done to him at once? – Mortmain by Arthur Cheny Train
  10. Ever go huntin', Judge? – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  11. To judge from his face, gratitude for what she had done for him would not go for much. – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  12. Yes I am, Judge! – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester
  13. He could judge exactly how much I would stand. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  14. Why should they judge you by that and by nothing else? – The Ancient Law by Ellen Glasgow
  15. " You judge me by what you would have done if you had been in my place, Borrochson," Wolfson rejoined. – The Competitive Nephew by Montague Glass
  16. Where is the Judge, your husband, at this moment? – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  17. If you judge me, remember- I do not judge you. – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  18. " Mother," he answered, " I cannot judge in this matter, knowing nothing. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  19. When we meet you shall know all, and you will judge like me. – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  20. " It has continued for a long time," the Judge answered. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair