judge n

OFr juge < L. jūdicem.

  1. Magistrate; jurist; legal expert; authority figure; determiner of truth; one who presides in a court of justice; [fig.] seer; wise man.

judge [judged] v

OFr jugier < L. jūdicāre.

  1. Critique; examine; analyze; evaluate.
  2. Consider; regard; view; decide; determine; pass judgment; discern character.
  3. Surmise; conjecture; hypothesize.
  4. Form an opinion; come to a conclusion; decide the merits of.