1. [ noun ] an opinion formed by judging something
Synonyms: mind judgement

"he was reluctant to make his judgment known" "she changed her mind"

Related terms: opinion decision
2. [ noun ] the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event
Synonyms: assessment judgement

"they criticized my judgment of the contestants"

Related terms: act evaluation estimate adjudication value_judgement logistic_assessment disapproval pronounce
3. [ noun ] (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
Synonyms: judicial_decision judgement
Related terms: due_process opinion finding judgment_of_dismissal confession_of_judgment default_judgment judgment_in_personam judgment_in_rem reversal judgment_on_the_merits summary_judgment arbitration non_prosequitur final_judgment affirmation law
4. [ noun ] (psychology) the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
Synonyms: judging judgement
Related terms: decision_making prejudgment estimate
5. [ noun ] the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions
Synonyms: sound_judgment sound_judgement perspicacity judgement
Related terms: trait objectivity subjectivity
6. [ noun ] (law,writing) the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
Synonyms: opinion legal_opinion judgement

"opinions are usually written by a single judge"

Related terms: legal_document majority_opinion concurring_opinion obiter_dictum dissenting_opinion fatwah law
7. [ noun ] ability to make good judgments
Synonyms: sagaciousness judgement discernment sagacity
Related terms: wisdom common_sense eye discretion injudiciousness serendipity judiciousness
Similar spelling:   judgmental