(a.) Conforming or conformable to rectitude or justice; not doing wrong to any; violating no right or obligation; upright; righteous; honest; true; -- said both of persons and things.
(a.) Not transgressing the requirement of truth and propriety; conformed to the truth of things, to reason, or to a proper standard; exact; normal; reasonable; regular; due; as, a just statement; a just inference.
(a.) Rendering or disposed to render to each one his due; equitable; fair; impartial; as, just judge.
(adv.) Precisely; exactly; -- in place, time, or degree; neither more nor less than is stated.
(adv.) Closely; nearly; almost.
(adv.) Barely; merely; scarcely; only; by a very small space or time; as, he just missed the train; just too late.
(v. i.) To joust.
(n.) A joust.
(adv.) At the present time; at this moment; at the time of speaking; instantly; as, I will write now.
(adv.) Very lately; not long ago.
(adv.) At a time contemporaneous with something spoken of or contemplated; at a particular time referred to.
(adv.) In present circumstances; things being as they are; -- hence, used as a connective particle, to introduce an inference or an explanation.