justly


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just 1

 (jŭst)
adj.
1. Honorable and fair in one's dealings and actions: a just ruler. See Synonyms at fair1.
2. Consistent with what is morally right; righteous: a just cause.
3. Properly due or merited: just deserts.
4. Law Valid within the law; lawful: just claims.
5. Suitable or proper in nature; fitting: a just touch of solemnity.
6. Based on fact or sound reason; well-founded: a just appraisal.
adv. (jəst, jĭst; jŭst when stressed)
1. Precisely; exactly: just enough salt.
2. Only a moment ago: He just arrived.
3. By a narrow margin; barely: just missed being hit; just caught the bus before it pulled away.
4. At a little distance: just down the road.
5. Merely; only: just a scratch.
6. Simply; certainly: It's just beautiful!
7. Perhaps; possibly: I just may go.
Idioms:
just about
Almost; very nearly: This job is just about done.
just now
Only a moment ago.

[Middle English juste, from Old French, from Latin iūstus; see yewes- in Indo-European roots.]

just′ly adv.
just′ness n.

just 2

 (jŭst)
n. & v.
Variant of joust.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.justly - with honesty; "he was rightly considered the greatest singer of his time"
unjustly - in an unjust manner; "he was unjustly singled out for punishment"
2.justly - in accordance with moral or social standards; "that serves him right"; "do right by him"

justly

adverb justifiably, rightly, correctly, properly, legitimately, rightfully, with good reason, lawfully Australians are justly proud of their native wildlife.
Translations
بِعَدالَه، بإنْصاف
po právu
velfortjent
meî réttmætum hætti
plným právom
pravično
âdilâne

justly

[ˈdʒʌstlɪ] ADV (= fairly) → justamente, con justicia; (= rightly) → con razón
it has been justly said thatcon razón se ha dicho que ...

justly

[ˈdʒʌstli] adv
[act] → justement
[describe, call] → à juste titre

justly

advzu Recht, mit Recht; treat, trygerecht; condemngerechterweise

justly

[ˈdʒʌstlɪ] advgiustamente

just1

(dʒast) adjective
1. right and fair. not favouring one more than another: a fair and just decision.
2. reasonable; based on one's rights. He certainly has a just claim to the money.
3. deserved. He got his just reward when he crashed the stolen car and broke his leg.
ˈjustly adverb
He was justly blamed for the accident.
ˈjustness noun
References in classic literature ?
When the world was young, it begat more children; but now it is old, it begets fewer: for I may justly account new plantations, to be the children of former kingdoms.
The knowledge of the master is to be able properly to employ his slaves, for the mastership of slaves is the employment, not the mere possession of them; not that this knowledge contains anything great or respectable; for what a slave ought to know how to do, that a master ought to know how to order; for which reason, those who have it in their power to be free from these low attentions, employ a steward for this business, and apply themselves either to public affairs or philosophy: the knowledge of procuring what is necessary for a family is different from that which belongs either to the master or the slave: and to do this justly must be either by war or hunting.
How sad that so justly famous a satirist should mar his work by ridicule of people with long noses - who are the salt of the earth
The feelings of Sophia were at that time so exquisite, and the tenderness she felt for Augustus so poignant that I had not power to start any other topic, justly fearing that it might in some unforseen manner again awaken all her sensibility by directing her thoughts to her Husband.
And very justly too, I protest," cries Dowling; "I would turn my own son out of doors, if he was guilty of half as much.
She was very unwilling that Frederica should be allowed to come to Churchhill, and justly enough, as it seems a sort of reward to behaviour deserving very differently; but it was impossible to take her anywhere else, and she is not to remain here long.
SOCRATES: Then they who order a state or a house temperately or justly order them with temperance and justice?
And if the nature of justice and injustice be known, then the meaning of acting unjustly and being unjust, or, again, of acting justly, will also be perfectly clear?
No, no, Bessy; I didn't mean justly the mole; I meant it to stand for summat else; but niver mind--it's puzzling work, talking is.
His discourses on indifferent subjects will divert as well as instruct, and if either in these, or in the relation of Father Lobo, any argument shall appear unconvincing, or description obscure, they are defects incident to all mankind, which, however, are not too rashly to be imputed to the authors, being sometimes, perhaps, more justly chargeable on the translator.
Valorous Lord, and reverend Father,'' said he, here standeth the good Knight, Brian de Bois-Guilbert, Knight Preceptor of the Order of the Temple, who, by accepting the pledge of battle which I now lay at your reverence's feet, hath become bound to do his devoir in combat this day, to maintain that this Jewish maiden, by name Rebecca, hath justly deserved the doom passed upon her in a Chapter of this most Holy Order of the Temple of Zion, condemning her to die as a sorceress; here, I say, he standeth, such battle to do, knightly and honourable, if such be your noble and sanctified pleasure.
He recalled the promises to the widow and the fatherless, and asked God to smooth the way before this widow and her children, and to `incline the hearts of men to deal justly with her.