Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun judge

2 senses of judge

Sense 1
judge, justice, jurist -- (a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice)
       => official, functionary -- (a worker who holds or is invested with an office)
       => adjudicator -- (a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes)

Sense 2
evaluator, judge -- (an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality)
       => authority -- (an expert whose views are taken as definitive; "he is an authority on corporate law")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb judge

5 senses of judge

Sense 1
judge -- (determine the result of (a competition))
       => decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate -- (bring to an end; settle conclusively; "The case was decided"; "The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff"; "The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance")

Sense 2
evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")
       => think, cogitate, cerebrate -- (use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere")

Sense 3
estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge -- (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds")
       => calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure -- (make a mathematical calculation or computation)

Sense 4
pronounce, label, judge -- (pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here")
       => declare, adjudge, hold -- (declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent")

Sense 5
judge, adjudicate, try -- (put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; "The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"; "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials")
       => decide, make up one's mind, determine -- (reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations")

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