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Verb: judge  júj
  1. Form a critical opinion of
    "I cannot judge some works of modern art";
    - evaluate, pass judgment
     
  2. Determine the result of (a competition)
    "Hollywood stars to judge short films contest"
     
  3. Form an estimate of (quantities or time)
    "I judge this chicken to weigh three pounds";
    - estimate, gauge, approximate, guess
     
  4. Officially declare a judgment on someone
    "They judged him unfit to work here";
    - pronounce, label
     
  5. Hear a case and sit as the judge at a trial or hearing
    - adjudicate, try
Noun: judge  júj
  1. A public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials";
    - justice, jurist
     
  2. An authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    - evaluator

Derived forms: judged, judging, judges

Type of: adjudge, adjudicate, adjudicator, authority, calculate, cerebrate, cipher, cogitate, compute, cypher, decide, declare, determine, figure [N. Amer], functionary, hold, make up one's mind, official, reckon, resolve, settle, think, work out

Encyclopedia: Judge, Jury and Executioner