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Meaning of just

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: 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" [syn: {merely}, {simply},
             {just}, {only}, {but}]
      2: 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" [syn:
         {precisely}, {exactly}, {just}]
      3: only a moment ago; "he has just arrived"; "the sun just now
         came out" [syn: {just}, {just now}]
      4: absolutely; "I just can't take it anymore"; "he was just
         grand as Romeo"; "it's simply beautiful!" [syn: {just},
      5: 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 [syn: {barely}, {hardly}, {just},
         {scarcely}, {scarce}]
      6: exactly at this moment or the moment described; "we've just
         finished painting the walls, so don't touch them";
      adj 1: used especially of what is legally or ethically right or
             proper or fitting; "a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln;
             "a kind and just man"; "a just reward"; "his just
             inheritance" [ant: {unjust}]
      2: fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience;
         "equitable treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable
         distribution of gifts among the children" [syn: {equitable},
         {just}] [ant: {inequitable}, {unjust}]
      3: 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" [syn: {fair}, {just}] [ant: {unfair},
      4: of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just
         cause"; "an upright and respectable man" [syn: {good},
         {just}, {upright}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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