Textual thesaurus for "just"

(adj) fair

free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules

a fair referee; fair deal; on a fair footing; a fair fight; by fair means or foul

(adj) equitable

fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience

equitable treatment of all citizens; an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

(adj) upright, good

of moral excellence

a genuinely good person; a just cause; an upright and respectable man

(adv) hardly, barely, scarce, scarcely

only a very short time before

they could barely hear the speaker; we hardly knew them; just missed being hit; had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open; would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave- W.B.Yeats

(adv) merely, only, but, simply

and nothing more

I was merely asking; it is simply a matter of time; just a scratch; he was only a child; hopes that last but a moment

(adv) just now

only a moment ago

he has just arrived; the sun just now came out

(adv) exactly, precisely

indicating exactness or preciseness

he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do; it was just as he said--the jewel was gone; it has just enough salt

(adv) simply


I just can't take it anymore; he was just grand as Romeo; it's simply beautiful!