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Noun: Judges  jú-jiz
  1. A book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges
    - Book of Judges
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
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

Type of: adjudge, adjudicate, adjudicator, authority, book, 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

Part of: Nebiim, Old Testament, Prophets

Encyclopedia: Judges, Book of

Judge, Jury and Executioner