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1‘the judge sentenced him to five years’
justice, magistrate, Her Honour, His Honour, Your Honour
Law Lord, Lord Justice
North American jurist, surrogate
informal beak, m'lud
Scottish historical sheriff-depute, bailie
2‘a distinguished panel of judges will select the winning design’
adjudicator, arbiter, assessor, evaluator, appraiser, examiner, moderator
umpire, referee, referee's assistant, assistant referee, linesman, line judge, mediator
expert, connoisseur, authority, specialist, pundit
1‘I judged that she was simply exhausted’
form the opinion, come to the conclusion, conclude, decide, determine
consider, believe, think, deem, view
deduce, gather, infer, gauge, tell, see, say, estimate, assess, guess, surmise, conjecture
regard as, hold, see as, look on as, take to be, rate as, rank as, class as, count
informal reckon, figure, guesstimate
2‘other cases were judged by tribunal’
try, hear, sit in judgement on
adjudicate, decide, give a ruling on, give a verdict on, pass judgement on
3‘she was judged innocent of murder’
adjudge, pronounce, decree, rule, find
4‘the competition will be judged by Alan Amey’
adjudicate, arbitrate, umpire, referee, mediate, moderate
5‘entries will by judged by a panel of experts’
assess, appraise, evaluate, weigh up
examine, review, criticize
informal size up
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