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judge

 (jŭj)
v. judged, judg·ing, judg·es
v.tr.
1. To form an opinion or estimation of after careful consideration: judge heights; judging character.
2.
a. Law To hear and decide on in a court of law: judge a case.
b. To pass sentence on; condemn.
c. To act as one appointed to decide the winners of: judge an essay contest.
3. To determine or declare after consideration or deliberation: Most people judged him negligent in performing his duties as a parent.
4. Informal To have as an opinion or assumption; suppose: I judge you're right.
5. Bible To govern; rule. Used of an ancient Israelite leader.
v.intr.
1. To form an opinion or evaluation.
2. To act or decide as a judge.
n.
1. One who judges, especially:
a. One who makes estimates as to worth, quality, or fitness: a good judge of used cars; a poor judge of character.
b. Law A public official who hears and decides cases brought in court.
c. Law A public official who hears and decides cases or matters in a forum other than a court, such as an administrative proceeding.
d. One appointed to decide the winners of a contest or competition.
2. Bible
a. A leader of the Israelites during a period of about 400 years between the death of Joshua and the accession of Saul.
b. Judges(used with a sing. verb) See Table at Bible.

[Middle English jugen, from Anglo-Norman juger, from Latin iūdicāre, from iūdex, iūdic-, judge; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

judging

(ˈdʒʌdʒɪŋ)
n
(Law) law the work of a judge as practised in a court of law
adj
of or relating to the formal decision of one or more judges at a contest or competitioncritical or discerning
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.judging - the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusionsjudging - the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
deciding, decision making - the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making"
prejudgement, prejudgment - a judgment reached before the evidence is available
Translations

judging

[ˈdʒʌdʒɪŋ] n (at competition, show)appréciation f
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I cannot remember the time when I did not love Eliza; and my affection for her, as we grew up, was such, as perhaps, judging from my present forlorn and cheerless gravity, you might think me incapable of having ever felt.