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Definition of justice:

  1. A person duly commissioned to hold courts, or to try and decide controversies and administer justice.
  2. Agreeableness to right; equity; justness; as, the justice of a claim.
  3. Conformity to truth and reality in expressing opinions and in conduct; fair representation of facts respecting merit or demerit; honesty; fidelity; impartiality; as, the justice of a description or of a judgment; historical justice.
  4. The quality of being just; conformity to the principles of righteousness and rectitude in all things; strict performance of moral obligations; practical conformity to human or divine law; integrity in the dealings of men with each other; rectitude; equity; uprightness.
  5. The rendering to every one his due or right; just treatment; requital of desert; merited reward or punishment; that which is due to one's conduct or motives.
  6. To administer justice to.

Synonyms:

illegitimacy, Justice Department, detachment, jurist, justice of the peace, dispassion, justness, legitimacy, creed, nonpartisanship, due process, fair-mindedness, rightfulness, sanction, objectiveness, dispassionateness, litigation, trial, regularity, truth, disinterest, settlement, legal expert, decree, code, prosecution, hearing, judge, disinterestedness, judicature, review, equitableness, arbiter, regulation, impartialness, law, rule, impartiality, validity, jurisprudent, appeal, disorder, pleading, evaluator, illegality, authorization, magistrate, objectivity, charter, decide, department of justice, rightness, legality, fair, nicety, lawlessness.

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