1. [ verb ] determine the result of, as of a competition
Related terms: decide referee evaluator
2. [ verb ] form an opinion of or pass judgment on

"I cannot judge some works of modern art"

Related terms: think expect think accept test impute calculate reject measure ascribe declare choose review rate stand approve disapprove disapprove pass assign fail reappraise prejudge evaluator wonder
3. [ noun ] (law,work) a public official authorized to decide questions bought before a court of justice
Synonyms: justice magistrate jurist
Related terms: official adjudicator ordinary justice_of_the_peace trial_judge chief_justice praetor doge stipendiary recorder Daniel trier qadi samson justiciar decide
4. [ verb ] (mathematics) form an opinion about; judge tentatively; form an estimate of, esp. quantities or time
Synonyms: estimate guess approximate gauge

"I estimate this chicken to weigh at three pounds"

Related terms: calculate place give misgauge lowball quantise guesstimate assess truncate make reckon overestimate lowball estimate estimate appraisal evaluator guess estimate guesser
5. [ noun ] an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
Synonyms: evaluator
Related terms: authority critic appraiser estimate measure
6. [ verb ] pronounce judgment on
Synonyms: label pronounce

"They labeled him unfit to work here"

Related terms: declare rule convict qualify acquit disqualify nasalize intonate tout judgment pronouncement
7. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3262
8. [ verb ] (law) put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
Synonyms: try adjudicate

"The football star was tried for the murder of his wife" "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"

Related terms: decide court-martial court-martial judgment judiciary trier adjudicator