In precisely the same way as. For example, He’s signing his name just as he’s always done it. [ Early 1600s ]
Also, just so. To the same degree as. For example, Jim’s running just as fast as his friend, or He intended to give them just so much work as they could do in a day. [ Late 1600s ]
Also see: just so
- Just as soon
Also, as soon. Rather, more readily; also, equally. For example, I’d just as soon you took care of it, or I would as soon recover before I go and baby-sit, or I’d as soon have the lamb as the beef. [ Late 1500s ]
[zhoo-stuh-kawr, -kohr; French zhyst-oh-kawr] /ˈʒu stəˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr; French ʒüst oʊˈkɔr/ noun, plural justaucorps [zhoo-stuh-kawr, -kohr; French zhyst-oh-kawr] /ˈʒu stəˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr; French ʒüst oʊˈkɔr/ (Show IPA) 1. a fitted, knee-length coat, characterized by wide turned-back cuffs and stiff flared skirts, worn especially by men in the 17th and 18th centuries.
[dih-zurt] /dɪˈzɜrt/ noun 1. Usually, deserts. reward or punishment that is deserved: Death was his desert. Synonyms: due, payment, recompense, reward; justice, retaliation, retribution, penalty. 2. the state or fact of deserving reward or punishment. 3. the state or condition of being worthy, as in character or behavior. Synonyms: merit, virtue, worth. Idioms 4. get […]
[juhst] /dʒʌst/ noun, verb (used without object) 1. . adjective (dʒʌst) 1. 2. conforming to high moral standards; honest 3. consistent with justice: a just action 4. rightly applied or given; deserved: a just reward 5. legally valid; lawful: a just inheritance 6. well-founded; reasonable: just criticism 7. correct, accurate, or true: a just account […]