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DO JUSTICE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does do justice mean? 

DO JUSTICE (verb)
  The verb DO JUSTICE has 3 senses:

1. treat or consider adequately or fairly
2. bring out fully or to advantage
3. show due and full appreciation

  Familiarity information: DO JUSTICE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DO JUSTICE (verb)


Sense 1do justice [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Treat or consider adequately or fairly

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

do justice; do-well by

Context example:

To do him justice, he is brilliant

Hypernyms (to "do justice" is one way to...):

do by; handle; treat (interact in a certain way)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s to somebody


Sense 2do justice [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bring out fully or to advantage

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Context example:

This photograph does not do her justice

Hypernyms (to "do justice" is one way to...):

show (make visible or noticeable)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s to somebody


Sense 3do justice [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Show due and full appreciation

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Context example:

The diners did the food and wine justice

Hypernyms (to "do justice" is one way to...):

appreciate; prize; treasure; value (hold dear)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s to somebody


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