JUST, a. [L. justus. The primary sense is probably straight or close, from the sense of setting, erecting, or extending.]1. Regular; orderly; due; suitable. When all The war shall stand ranged in its just array.2. Exactly proportioned; proper. Pleaseth your lordship To meet his grace,just distance 'tween our armies?3. Full; complete to the common standard. He was a comely personage, a little above just stature.4. Full; true; a sense allied to the preceding, or the same. --So that once the skirmish was like to have come to a just battle.5. In a moral sense, upright; honest; having principles of rectitude; or conforming exactly to the laws, and to principles of rectitude in social conduct; equitable in the distribution of justice; as a just judge.6. In an evangelical sense, righteous; religious; influenced by a regard to the laws of God; or living in exact conformity to the divine will. There is not a just man on earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not. Eccles.7.7. Conformed to rules of justice; doing equal justice. Just balances, just weights, a just ephah and a just him shall ye have. Lev.19.8. Conformed to truth; exact; proper; accurate; as just thoughts; just expressions; just images or representations; a just description; a just inference.9. True; founded in truth and fact; as a just charge or accusation.
10. Innocent; blameless; without guilt. How should man be just with God? Job.9.
11. Equitable; due; merited; as a just recompense or reward. --Whose damnation is just. Rom.3.
12. True to promises; faithful; as just to one's word or engagements.
13. Impartial; allowing what is due; giving fair representation of character, merit or demerit.