Definition for justice

noun as in person who oversees court of law

Strongest matches

court, judge

Strong matches

chancellor, magistrate, umpire

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Example Sentences

She has been a teacher and helped found the Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice, where she stayed for 18 years and served as principal.

Moreover, many of the nation’s civil rights and social justice groups are backing the bill.

So one reason this group is not likely to push for adding seats to the Supreme Court, even if the filibuster is gone, is that adding justices isn’t that popular an idea.

Early in the pandemic, much of the criminal justice system — judges, defense attorneys, prosecutors — agreed with public health experts who viewed the confined quarters of jails as especially vulnerable to covid-19 outbreaks.

In 2013, the Moton Museum opened a permanent exhibit devoted to Johns, her peers and other residents of Prince Edward County who fought for justice, titled “Children of Courage.”

So we do demand justice and we do speak up and make demands.

He could order the Justice Department to begin the necessary regulatory work.

The mother, Emily Kruse, was charged with obstructing justice and intimidating a witness.

Most other social justice movements are seeking some shift of power and money.

I suffer from no delusion that the justice system treats black and white equally.

To others the fierce desire for social justice obliterates all fear of a general catastrophe.

When I was at Portugal, there was held at that time the court of justice of the Inquisition.

I've never had time to write home about it, for I felt that it required a dissertation in itself to do it justice.

He also states that the Audiencia is virtually non-existent, and so there is no high court in which justice may be sought.

He had meted out stern justice to his own son, when he had banished big Reginald to South America; but he had his virtues.


On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to justice, such as: authority, due process, honesty, integrity, law, and right.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.