Just in a sentence

The word "just" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of just and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Just

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rendering or disposed to render to each one his due; equitable; fair; impartial; as, just judge.
  • Precisely; exactly; -- in place, time, or degree; neither more nor less than is stated.
  • Closely; nearly; almost.
  • Barely; merely; scarcely; only; by a very small space or time; as, he just missed the train; just too late.
  • To joust.
  • A joust.
  • only a very short time before
  • by a little
  • exactly at this moment or the moment described
  • and nothing more
  • only a moment ago
  • indicating exactness or preciseness
  • (used for emphasis) absolutely
  • possibly (indicating a slight chance of something being true)
  • free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules
  • fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
  • used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting

How to use just in a sentence. Just pronunciation.

But a strong man here at the head, with a sword in his hand, peace in his heart, who'd be just and poor-how can you make officials honest when you take all you can get yourself-!
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And that's just what isn't done here.
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They realised that in the man who had just left the room with Kaid there were characteristics unlike those they had ever met before in Europeans.
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But, as he stood telling his beads, abstractedly listening to the scandal talked by Achmet and Higli, he was not thinking of his brother, but of the two who had just left the chamber.
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Thus was that day linked with the present, thus had a blow struck in punishment of the wrong done the woman at the crossroads been repeated in the wrong done the girl who had just left him.
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Thou just Judge of Israel, for Thou hast made me, and Thou knowest whereof I am made.
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Just before dawn the curtain of Nahoum's room was drawn aside, the Armenian entered stealthily, and moved a step towards the couch where David lay.
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Those of you who want to download any eBook before announcement can get to them as follows, and just download by date.
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Just search by the first five letters of the filename you want, as it appears in our Newsletters.
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If your state is not listed and you would like to know if we have added it since the list you have, just ask.
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There he goes I'faith; he seem'd as if he had a Qualm just now; but he never goes without a Dram of Conscience-water about him to set Matters right again.
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A three-mile pull brought us to the camp just as the night fell, and we stepped ashore very tired and wolfishly hungry.
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The wind rose just as we were losing consciousness, and we were lulled to sleep by the beating of the surf upon the shore.
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Leaning just gently forward out of the perpendicular, easy and nonchalant, with broad slouch-hat brim blown square up in front, and long riata swinging above the head, they swept through the town like the wind!
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Just then the livery stable man brought in his bill for six weeks' keeping-stall-room for the horse, fifteen dollars; hay for the horse, two hundred and fifty!
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He offered his large stone building just outside the capital limits, rent-free, and it was gladly accepted.
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By the time I was fairly inoculated with the disease, "Esmeralda" had just had a run and "Humboldt" was beginning to shriek for attention.
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I was just on the point of starting to Esmeralda, but turned with the tide and got ready for Humboldt.
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A week or two ago an assay of just such surface developments made returns of seven thousand dollars to the ton.
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Consequently, such people feel rather disappointed when they stand on the shores of the Humboldt or the Carson and find that a "river" in Nevada is a sickly rivulet which is just the counterpart of the Erie canal in all respects save that the canal is twice as long and four times as deep.
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Examples of Just

Example #1
But, no, I guess it's no good.
Example #2
We want every land to do as we do; and we want to make 'em do it.
Example #3
Everything goes to him who hath, and from him who hath not is taken away even that which he hath.
Example #4
One does the work and another gets paid-that's the way here.
Example #5
What Kaid had long foreshadowed seemed at hand: the coming of a European counsellor and confidant.
Example #6
The eyes that followed the Prince and the Quaker were not friendly.