pass judgment


pass judgment
convict; decree

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • pass judgment — ► to express an opinion, especially a criticism: »It s up to our court system, not individual citizens, to pass judgment and punish them. pass judgment on sb/sth »The shares were only floated this summer, so it is too early to pass judgement on… …   Financial and business terms

  • pass judgment on — (someone/something) to express a strong opinion about someone or something. Don t pass judgment on the exhibit until you ve seen it for yourself. Usage notes: the opinion is usually not likely to be changed …   New idioms dictionary

  • pass judgment — index adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate (adjudge), award, conclude (decide), decide, decree …   Law dictionary

  • pass judgment — verb form a critical opinion of I cannot judge some works of modern art How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn t pass judgment on other people • Syn: ↑evaluate, ↑judge • Derivationally related forms: ↑judge (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pass judgment — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. sentence, decide, consider; see condemn 1 , judge 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • pass judgment on someone — pass judgment on (someone/something) to express a strong opinion about someone or something. Don t pass judgment on the exhibit until you ve seen it for yourself. Usage notes: the opinion is usually not likely to be changed …   New idioms dictionary

  • pass judgment on something — pass judgment on (someone/something) to express a strong opinion about someone or something. Don t pass judgment on the exhibit until you ve seen it for yourself. Usage notes: the opinion is usually not likely to be changed …   New idioms dictionary

  • pass judgment upon — index sentence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • PASS — vi 1 a: to issue a decision, verdict, or opinion the Supreme Court pass ed on a statute b: to be legally issued judgment pass ed by default 2: to go from the control, ownership, or possession of one person or group to that of …   Law dictionary

  • judgment — UK [ˈdʒʌdʒmənt] / US or judgement UK / US noun Word forms judgment : singular judgment plural judgments ** 1) [countable/uncountable] an opinion that you have after thinking carefully about something judgment about: It is still too soon to form a …   English dictionary


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