Adjective "judging" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A public officer appointed to decide cases in a law court.
  1. 'a High Court Judge'
  2. 'There is complicity on the part of police, lawyers, judges, customs officers and even politicians.'
  3. 'This is not to say, of course, that there are no examples of racially prejudiced judges, magistrates or probation officers.'
  4. 'On November 24 of this year, judges and public prosecutors went on strike against the planned reforms.'
  5. 'He thought of the judge from the law courts, but didn't say anything.'
  6. 'The judge asked the public prosecutor to verify the exact status of the offences and adjourned the order till May 29.'
  7. 'The judges and officers of the Family Court submit to the orders of this Court.'
  8. 'The judges made this particular aspect of public policy and the judges are entitled to change it.'
  9. 'That would pass over sentencing powers from judges to probation officers, which is the exact opposite of what she said when she began her speech.'
  10. 'Indictable offences are more serious and are tried in the Crown Court before a judge and jury.'
  11. 'Concurrency had never been in issue before the sentencing judge in the County Court.'
  12. 'After reviewing scores of nominations, our panel of judges selected two finalists in each of five categories.'
  13. 'The judges said the impressive competition amongst the short list made it very hard for them to decide.'
  14. 'The judges for the prestigious competition, now in its eighteenth year, also hailed the family's dairy operation as near perfection as you could ever get.'
  15. 'After the closing date of February 21st a panel of judges will select shortlists for each category, for voting by the general public from 7th April.'
  16. 'I will be the judge overseeing this competition, and the best part is that you can play along!'
  17. 'A panel of judges will then select the best displays.'
  18. 'The panel of celebrity judges selected the bands which will perform this weekend.'
  19. 'A panel of judges will select six winners from across the country.'
  20. 'An outside panel of judges then will select 10 finalists as gold medalists.'
  21. 'For the 2001 National Open Framing Competition, three judges selected these winners from among the eight entries.'
  22. 'she was a good judge of character'
  23. 'He's got a great sense of humor, and I think he's quite a good judge of people.'
  24. 'He has moulded a solid, if unspectacular side and his signings have shown him to be a good judge of player.'
  25. 'Although he has interviewed so many world figures, when asked if he is a good judge of character he says he's not as good as Carina.'
  26. 'A scratch golfer who mixes freely with professionals in that game, McGwire is a good judge of what he sees and hears around the circuit.'
  27. 'I admitted, ‘But I'd like to think of myself as a good judge of character.’'
  28. 'He had a great attachment to the soil and was a good judge of stock.'
  29. 'Jimmy was an able judge of stock and could measure up an animal in quick time.'
  30. 'She had always thought she was a good judge of character, and now she was finding out that maybe she wasn't.'
  31. 'He was an able judge of stock and had friends all over the region.'
  32. 'He begins his new role with, seemingly, the priceless advantage of being a good judge of a player.'
A leader having temporary authority in ancient Israel in the period between Joshua and the kings.
  1. 'Deborah was the only woman to be a judge of Israel, a position equal to that of a king.'


Form an opinion or conclusion about.
  1. with clause 'it is hard to judge whether such opposition is justified'
  2. 'But to complain that people are judging you by your behaviour on stage and in interview is a little weak, Ryan.'
  3. 'If you put some effort into your clothes, some people may judge you to be frivolous, while others will treat you with greater respect.'
  4. 'People had judged her as a mistress in the stereotypical way.'
  5. 'And judging from the crowds gathered around the trophy and the queues looping around the Brunel Plaza, the tour looks to be on target for success.'
  6. 'Japan's manufacturing seems to be making a comeback of sorts, judging from orders for production lasers.'
  7. 'The majority of America must then be liberals, judging from recent public opinion polls.'
  8. 'Why is it that people in this state are so quick to judge someone strictly on their accent?'
  9. 'My name wasn't anywhere, people weren't judging me.'
  10. 'You have to judge the situation to determine which course of action to take.'
  11. 'As soon as I walked through the door people were judging me.'
  12. 'other cases were judged by tribunal'
  13. 'The People's Court must be supported to judge these cases fairly.'
  14. 'He wondered if this disqualified him from judging the case.'
  15. 'However, the FSCS takes a more stringent view and must judge cases on strictly legal liability.'
  16. 'At these meetings, cases were judged and punishments imposed by a council of important men who were changed from time to time.'
  17. 'His case will be heard by a three-member disciplinary commission, which will judge the case and assess the penalty.'
  18. 'We must restore a system of justice, which judges the case on the basis of the facts and the merits of the individual case.'
  19. 'The judge is bound to endeavor to judge each case on the basis of the codified law.'
  20. 'They make their own laws and judge their own cases.'
  21. 'The reality is that each case has to be judged in relation to all the circumstances which are relevant to it.'
  22. 'But what happened to the idea of judging a case based on, well, the facts of the case?'
  23. 'she was there to judge the contest'
  24. 'We won that a few years ago and we go around now judging competitions.'
  25. 'Students write a poem about a fairer future for Africa and enter them into a competition judged by Children's Laureate Jacqueline Wilson.'
  26. 'Sir Titus Salt kept a watchful eye over a panel of beer tasters judging a competition to recreate a brew in his honour yesterday.'
  27. 'I'd be especially interested in comments from those who have judged competitions over the years.'
  28. 'Mr. Quinn asked me to judge the competition, but I'd rather let the audience decide the winner.'
  29. 'He related an incident that occurred when he had previously judged the same competition.'
  30. 'Barbara Carlson, the chairman of the governors, judged the competition.'
  31. 'But he was filmed helping to judge a skateboarding competition.'
  32. 'I'm sorry, but your mother and I have to go to Tokyo to judge the country competition.'
  33. 'A number of internal competitions were judged by members of photography clubs from Kilkenny and Mullingar.'

More definitions

1. a public officer authorized to hear and decide cases in a court of law; a magistrate charged with the administration of justice.

2. a person appointed to decide in any competition, contest, or matter at issue; authorized arbiter: the judges of a beauty contest.

3. a person qualified to pass a critical judgment: a good judge of horses.

4. an administrative head of Israel in the period between the death of Joshua and the accession to the throne by Saul.

5. (especially in rural a

More examples(as adjective)

"performances can be judging."

"developments can be judging."


(judge)Middle English: from Old French juge (noun), juger (verb), from Latin judex, judic-, from jus ‘law’ + dicere ‘to say’.