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English noun: judgement

1. judgement (communication) the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision


SamplesOpinions are usually written by a single judge.


Synonymsjudgment, legal opinion, opinion


Broader (hypernym)instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document


Narrower (hyponym)concurring opinion, dictum, dissenting opinion, fatwah, majority opinion, obiter dictum


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

2. judgement (cognition) an opinion formed by judging something


SamplesHe was reluctant to make his judgment known.
She changed her mind.


Synonymsjudgment, mind


Broader (hypernym)opinion, persuasion, sentiment, thought, view


Narrower (hyponym)conclusion, decision, determination

3. judgement (cognition) the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions


Synonymsjudging, judgment


Broader (hypernym)deciding, decision making


Narrower (hyponym)prejudgement, prejudgment

4. judgement (cognition) the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations


Synonymsdiscernment, judgment, sagaciousness, sagacity


Broader (hypernym)sapience, wisdom


Narrower (hyponym)circumspection, common sense, discreetness, discretion, eye, good sense, gumption, horse sense, indiscreetness, injudiciousness, judiciousness, mother wit, prudence, sense

5. judgement (attribute) the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions


Synonymsjudgment, perspicacity, sound judgement, sound judgment


Broader (hypernym)trait


Narrower (hyponym)objectiveness, objectivity, subjectiveness, subjectivity

6. judgement (act) (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it


Synonymsjudgment, judicial decision


Broader (hypernym)due process, due process of law


Narrower (hyponym)affirmation, arbitrament, arbitration, arbitrement, cognovit judgement, cognovit judgment, confession of judgement, confession of judgment, default judgement, default judgment, dismissal, final decision, final judgment, finding, judgement by default, judgement in personam, judgement in rem, judgement of dismissal, judgement on the merits, judgement on the pleadings, judgment by default, judgment in personam, judgment in rem, judgment of dismissal, judgment on the merits, judgment on the pleadings, non pros, non prosequitur, opinion, personal judgement, personal judgment, reversal, ruling, summary judgement, summary judgment


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

7. judgement (act) the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event


SamplesThey criticized my judgment of the contestants.


Synonymsassessment, judgment


Broader (hypernym)act, deed, human action, human activity


Narrower (hyponym)adjudication, disapproval, estimate, estimation, evaluation, justice, logistic assessment, rating, value judgement, value judgment









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