just (adverb, adjective) LISTEN
Use just when something happened only a moment ago.
- I just got home.
- The movie is just ending.
Just can also mean ‘exactly.’
- That's just what I need.
If something is just, it is fair, reasonable and lawful.
- A just society treats all people equally.
- The criminal received a just punishment.
Just can also mean ‘only.’
- Fred is just a child; he can't babysit for his little sister.
- Just give me the basic facts; I don't need details.
Just about: almost or nearly. For example: The cake is just about ready; it just needs a cherry on top.
In pop culture
Listen to this song, “Something Just Like This.” Which meaning of just applies here?
There are other meanings of just.
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