Variant of judge
- an elected or appointed public official with authority to hear and decide cases in a court of law
- a person designated to determine the winner in a contest, settle a controversy, etc.
- a person qualified to give an opinion or decide on the relative worth of anything: a good judge of music
- Jewish History any of the governing leaders of the Israelites after Joshua and before the time of the kings
Origin: Middle English juge from Old French from Classical Latin judex, a judge, literally , one who points out the right from jus, law plush dicere, to say, point out: see jury and amp; diction
- to hear and pass judgment on (persons or cases) in a court of law
- to determine the winner of (a contest) or settle (a controversy)
- to decree
- to form an idea, opinion, or estimate about (any matter)
- to criticize or censure
- to think or suppose
- Jewish History to govern
Origin: ME juggen < OFr juger, jugier < L judicare, to judge, declare the law < judex: see judgethe
- judger noun
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