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Justice

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
justice (noun)
1.
a) the maintenance or administration of what is just especially by the impartial adjustment of conflicting claims or the assignment of merited rewards or punishments
b) - judge
c) the administration of law , especially the establishment or determination of rights according to the rules of law or equity
2.
a) the quality of being just, impartial, or fair
b) (1) the principle or ideal of just dealing or right action
(2) conformity to this principle or ideal - righteousness
c) the quality of conforming to law
3.
conformity to truth, fact, or reason - correctness
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
justice (noun)
1.
the practice of giving to others what is their due or an instance of this
SYNONYMS:
equity, fair shake, right
RELATED WORDS:
equitability, equitableness, evenhandedness, fair-mindedness, fairness, impartiality; goodness, righteousness, virtue; honor, integrity, uprightness
NEAR ANTONYMS:
bias, one-sidedness, partiality, prejudice; unfairness, unjustness, wrongfulness; corruption, impropiety; crime, offense ( offence), wrongdoing; disservice, harm
inequity, injustice, raw deal, wrong
justice (noun)
2.
a public official having authority to decide questions of law
SYNONYMS:
adjudicator, beak, bench, court, jurist, justice, magistrate
RELATED WORDS:
chief justice, circuit judge, justice of the peace, squire; auditor, master; jurisconsult, jurisprudent
justice (noun)
3.
lack of favoritism toward one side or another
SYNONYMS:
disinterest, disinterestedness, equity, evenhandedness, fair-mindedness, fairness, impartiality, justice, neutralism, neutrality, nonpartisanship, objectiveness, objectivity
RELATED WORDS:
apathy, indifference, unconcern; broad-mindedness, open-mindedness, tolerance; fence-sitting, straddling
NEAR ANTONYMS:
chauvinism, nepotism; subjectiveness, subjectivity; bent, inclination, leaning, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency; preconception, prejudgment
bias, favor, favoritism, nonobjectivity, one-sidedness, partiality, partisanship, prejudice
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