just

1
[ juhst ]
/ dʒʌst /

adjective

adverb

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Idioms for just

    just so, neat and tidy; carefully arranged: My mother-in-law is very fussy; everything has to be placed just so.

Origin of just

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1325–75; Middle English <Latin jūstus righteous, equivalent to jūs law, right + -tus adj. suffix

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH just

gist, jest, just

Definition for just (2 of 2)

just2
[ juhst ]
/ dʒʌst /

noun, verb (used without object)

OTHER WORDS FROM just

juster, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for just

just

adjective (dʒʌst)

adverb (dʒʌst, unstressed dʒəst)

Derived forms of just

justly, adverbjustness, noun

Word Origin for just

C14: from Latin jūstus righteous, from jūs justice

usage for just

The use of just with exactly (it's just exactly what they want) is redundant and should be avoided: it's exactly what they want
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Idioms and Phrases with just

just

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