Judge definitions

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Judge is defined as to decide on or form an opinion about something.

An example of judge is to choose the winner of a flower show.

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To hear and decide on in a court of law.

Judge a case.

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To act or decide as a judge.
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One who judges, especially:
  • One who makes estimates as to worth, quality, or fitness.
    A good judge of used cars; a poor judge of character.
  • A public official who hears and decides cases brought in court.
  • A public official who hears and decides cases or matters in a forum other than a court, such as an administrative proceeding.
  • One appointed to decide the winners of a contest or competition.
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A leader of the Israelites during a period of about 400 years between the death of Joshua and the accession of Saul.
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An elected or appointed public official with authority to hear and decide cases in a court of law.
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A person designated to determine the winner in a contest, settle a controversy, etc.
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A person qualified to give an opinion or decide on the relative worth of anything.

A good judge of music.

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Any of the governing leaders of the Israelites after Joshua and before the time of the kings.
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To hear and pass judgment on (persons or cases) in a court of law.
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To determine the winner of (a contest) or settle (a controversy)
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To decree.
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To form an idea, opinion, or estimate about (any matter)
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To criticize or censure.
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To think or suppose.
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To govern.
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An appointed or elected official responsible for conducting a court in which he or she resolves legal controversies.
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A surname​.
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The definition of a judge is a person who has the authority to hear and decide court cases or a person who is assigned the job of making an assessment about something.

An example of judge is Sandra Day O'Connor, a former Supreme Court judge.

An example of judge is someone who picks the winner in a science fair.

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To form an opinion or estimation of after careful consideration.

Judge heights; judging character.

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To determine or declare after consideration or deliberation.

Most people judged him negligent in performing his duties as a parent.

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To have as an opinion or assumption; suppose.

I judge you're right.

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To govern; rule. Used of an ancient Israelite leader.
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To pass sentence on; condemn.
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To act as one appointed to decide the winners of.

Judge an essay contest.

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To form an opinion or evaluation.
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Origin of judge

Middle English jugen from Anglo-Norman juger from Latin iūdicāre from iūdex iūdic- judge deik- in Indo-European roots