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Definitions of justice

  1. To administer justice to. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. the federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870 Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the administration of law; the act of determining rights and assigning rewards or punishments; "justice deferred is justice denied" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the quality of being just or fair Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870 Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. The quality of being just; conformity to the principles of righteousness and rectitude in all things; strict performance of moral obligations; practical conformity to human or divine law; integrity in the dealings of men with each other; rectitude; equity; uprightness. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Quality of being just: integrity: impartiality: desert: retribution: a judge: a magistrate: in the U.S. the term is applied to the lowest order of the judiciary-the local magistrates or Justices of the Peace, and to the highest -the Justices of State and Federal Supreme Courts; the intermediate county, circuit and district courts being presided over by judges. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. The giving one's due; integrity; fairness; a magistrate; judge. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Conformity to the principles of right; honesty; impartiality. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Justness; giving or rendering to every one what is his due; rectitude in the dealings of men with each other; honesty; accordance with truth or fact; impartiality; agreeableness to right; just desert; a person commissioned to hold courts, or to try and decide controversies, and administer justice to individuals. Justices of the Peace, persons of property and credit appointed by royal commission to keep the peace of the county where they are resident. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Conduct in accordance with law, human or divine; the giving to every one what is his due; merited punishment; impartiality; equity; one commissioned to hold courts and administer justice; a judge; a magistrate. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. Conformity to truth and reality in expressing opinions and in conduct; fair representation of facts respecting merit or demerit; honesty; fidelity; impartiality; as, the justice of a description or of a judgment; historical justice. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Agreeableness to right; equity; justness; as, the justice of a claim. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A person duly commissioned to hold courts, or to try and decide controversies and administer justice. Webster Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for justice

  1. Let me do every justice to Lord Harry. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  2. It's a sense of justice – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
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