Definition: 'Just'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: just

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • This is a common first name
  • One of the 100 most often mispronounced words and phrases in English
  • Religious Vocab
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Adverb of time
  • Adverbs can modify Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Nouns, Pronouns and whole Sentences
Usage Notes:
  • JUST modifies the word it comes before
  • 'JUST I saw her' means that no-one else saw her
  • 'I JUST saw her' means that I didn't speak to her or have other contact or saw her recently
  • 'I saw JUST her' means I didn't see anyone else
  • 'I've JUST seen her' means this has happened recently
Other Comments:
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Similar Words (using 'just' as word stem):

Prefix + 'just'

adjust, maladjust, misadjust, overjust, preadjust, readjust, unadjust, unjust,

'just' + Suffix

justa, juste, justed, juster, justers, justest, justice, justices, justiceship, justiciability, justiciable, justiciar, justiciaries, justiciarship, justiciary, justiciatus, justicies, justifiabilities, justifiability, justifiable, justifiableness, justifiably, justification, justifications, justificative, justificator, justificatory, justified, justifier, justifiers, justifies, justify, justifying, justing, justinian, justinianean, justinianian, justinianist, justinianists, justitia, justitiae, justitium, justle, justled, justles, justling, justly, justness, justnesses, justo, justs,