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Below you will find the definition of judge, followed by 41 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
EXAMPLES - Judge in a Sentence
- "What! him they called the judge?" asked Dick Sikes. (source)
- Why do I suspect the judge is a strong Democrat supporter? (source)
- And it turns out the judge is also a fan of Weird Al Yankovic. (source)
- Obama: Are you suggesting, Rod, that I call the judge on this one? (source)
- "Say, Deac., did you ever think why one calls a judge 'Your Honor'?" (source)
- In a brief news conference, they called the judge's verdict fair and just. (source)
- District-court jurists use the title judge: U.S. District Judge Greg Langan. (source)
- Miers may be a terrible choice, but not having been a judge is a dead end issue. (source)
- How often have we called our judge our enemy, because he has given sentence against us! (source)
- Funny how conservatives only think a judge is activist: 'when they don't agree with them. ted (source)
- And I'm told about 8: 30, from the White House residence, he called the judge, said you're my pick. (source)
- In fact, the judge is a liberal Democrat, one of the first black female judges on the federal bench. (source)
- If one may judge from the Chinese prints, these sedans are not so very low, as they are here represented. (source)
- His name was Graves, and he regarded what he called the judge's "quixotism" with condescending good-nature. (source)
- Making laws from the bench in spite contrary of legislation based upon the "opinion" of a judge is activism. (source)
- To judge from the Japanese press, as well as the DPJ's plunging poll ratings, disillusion has already set in. (source)
- His brain cells are misfiring occasionaaly and he thinks the judge is the Cheshire Cat and keeps smiling back. (source)
- Imputing disingenuity to the judge is a very suspect way in which to dispatch the arguments of your third critic. (source)
- Is the safe course to go to somebody who already has the title judge or do you look for a governor, do you go off the board? (source)
- The sentence handed down to this brutal man indicates, at least to me, that the judge is as dangerous to women as the defendant. (source)
- Many of his countrymen not only took issue with the findings, they called the judge a traitor who had sold out his Jewish brethren. (source)
- A county court is held by a county judge elected for four years, who is also _surrogate_, called in other states, _judge of probate_. (source)
- And when, in passion, she vowed never to invite the judge again, 'Nay, wife,' said he, 'vow never to invite a _just judge_ any more.'" (source)
- The only way to judge is to go with the Real Clear Politics average as it includes polls biases to either side as well as neutral polls. (source)
- New York courts let her out of the marriage seven years later, minus $40,000 and after suffering what she called judge-sanctioned harassment. (source)
- One of the perks of being a judge is attending a panel of Nobel Prize winners, who show up to the Fair to interact with and inspire the students. (source)
- There is a very characteristic piece, without date or name of the writer, but which, to judge from the German, was written after the time of Luther. (source)
- "They have gone to great extent to denigrate the person of the president and I have not raised a finger ... but when they call the judge a liar, eh?" (source)
- Let us not, therefore judge one another any more, but _judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling block, or an occasion to fall in his brother's way_. " (source)
- Dominick A. Hall, and _not the judge: _ his attention was drawn to the affidavit of the marshal, in which he swore Jackson had told him, 'I have _shopped the judge_.'" (source)
- One of them calls the judge another, one curses, and declares that he will curse the Emperors, as pestilential and bloodthirsty tyrants, whom God will soon visit in his wrath. (source)
- Well I guess the best way to judge is to see it with my own eyes so I might just pop along to the IP Convergence conference in Paris from Oct. 21-23 where Tandberg will be running demonstrations. (source)
- After a most prodigious quantity of jabbering, of which I could not understand one word, I called the judge, who spoke tolerable English, into my room, and learned from him the nature of the case. (source)
- And I think it's correct to say under the law, in this area and others, they're neither necessary nor necessarily sufficient, but I know as a judge that they're extremely helpful when there are findings. (source)
- We know nothing of M. Girardin's private character: but, as far as we can judge from the French public prints, he seems to be the most speculative of speculators, and, of course, a fair butt for the malice of the caricaturists. (source)
- The difference in qualifications between this fruitcake and Judge Sotomayor illustrate the problems in the Republican party. the judge is a seriously educated and experienced professional, one is a beauty contestant, and not even a real pretty one. (source)
- Broadly speaking, however, the only sort of person who can strictly be called a judge is the man who decides the issue in some matter of public controversy; that is, in law suits and in political debates, in both of which there are issues to be decided. (source)
- In the word judge there is an allusion to his name: for since, among the Hebrews, D+W+N% (din) signifies to judge, Rachel, when she returned thanks to God, gave this name to the son born to her by her handmaid, as if God had been the vindicator of her cause and right. (source)
- Justice Richardson, and passed just over the head of the judge, who happened to be sitting at ease and lolling on his elbow, the learned man smiled, and observed to those who congratulated him on his escape, "You see now, if I had been an _upright judge_ I had been slaine." (source)
- A certain English judge, asked as to the general characteristics of the prisoners tried before him, said: "They are just like other people; in fact, I often think that, but for different opportunities and other accidents, the prisoner and I might very well be in one another's places." (source)
-  But after those times the love of ruling, just out of enjoyment of that love, crept in by stages, and as enmity and hostility did so at the same time towards those who were unwilling to submit, tribes, families, and households congregated of necessity in communities and set over themselves one whom they called judge at first, then prince, and finally king and emperor. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 41 example sentences provided below is 63.0, which suggests that "judge" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.
We have 32 synonyms for judge.
adjudicator, appraiser, arbiter, assessor, authority, bench, chancellor, conciliator, court, critic, evaluator, expert, honor, inspector, intercessor, intermediary, interpreter, judiciary, justice, justice of peace, legal official, magister, magistrate, marshal, moderator, negotiator, ombudsman, peacemaker, reconciler, referee, umpire, warden
We have 22 antonyms for judge.
approve, begin, calculate, depart, disbelieve, disperse, disregard, distribute, divide, hesitate, ignore, leave, lose, measure, miss, neglect, overlook, praise, reject, scatter, start, waver
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of judge from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (verb-transitive) To form an opinion or estimation of after careful consideration: judge heights; judging character.
- (verb-transitive) Law To hear and decide on in a court of law; try: judge a case.
- (verb-transitive) Obsolete To pass sentence on; condemn.
- (verb-transitive) To act as one appointed to decide the winners of: judge an essay contest.
- (verb-transitive) To determine or declare after consideration or deliberation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) A public official whose duty it is to administer the law, especially by presiding over trials and rendering judgments; a justice.
- (noun) A person who decides the fate of someone or something that has been called into question.
- (noun) A person officiating at a sports or similar event.
- (noun) A person whose opinion on a subject is respected.
- (verb) To sit in judgment on; to pass sentence on.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) A public officer who is invested with authority to hear and determine litigated causes, and to administer justice between parties in courts held for that purpose.
- (noun) One who has skill, knowledge, or experience, sufficient to decide on the merits of a question, or on the quality or value of anything; one who discerns properties or relations with skill and readiness; a connoisseur; an expert; a critic.
- (noun) A person appointed to decide in a trial of skill, speed, etc., between two or more parties; an umpire.
- (noun) One of the supreme magistrates, with both civil and military powers, who governed Israel for more than four hundred years.
- (noun) The title of the seventh book of the Old Testament; the Book of Judges.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) A public officer invested with authority to hear and determine causes, civil or criminal, and to administer justice between parties in courts held for the purpose; a public officer appointed to exercise the judicial power; a justice; a magistrate.
- (noun) [capitalized] A title of God as supreme arbiter of all things.
- (noun) In a more general sense, any one intrusted with authority to arbitrate on the rights of others: as, no man ought to be a, judge in his own cause.
- (noun) A person appointed to decide in any competition or contest; an authorized arbiter: as, to make one a, judge in a dispute; the, judges of a competitive exhibition.
- (noun) A person skilled in determining the true nature or quality of anything; one qualified or able to discriminate, as between good and bad, right and wrong, genuine and spurious, etc.; a connoisseur; an expert: as, a judge of wines or of paintings; a judge of character or of qualifications.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
- (verb) determine the result of (a competition)
- (verb) form a critical opinion of
- (verb) pronounce judgment on
- (verb) put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of