HyperDic: pass_judgment

English > 1 sense of the expression pass judgment:
VERBcognitionpass judgment, evaluate, judgeform a critical opinion of
English > pass judgment: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
Meaningform a critical opinion of.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?""We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"
Synonymsevaluate, judge
Entailed byacquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpatepronounce not guilty of criminal charges
condemndeclare or judge unfit for use or habitation
convictFind or declare guilty
knock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
NarroweracceptConsider or hold as true
approvejudge to be right or commendable
assign, attributedecide as to where something belongs in a scheme
calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecastjudge to be probable
chooseSee fit or proper to act in a certain way
declare, adjudge, holddeclare to be
disapproveConsider bad / bad or wrong
disapprove, rejectdeem wrong or inappropriate
expect, anticipateregard something as probable or likely
failjudge unacceptable
impute, ascribe, assign, attributeAttribute or credit to
measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, valueEvaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
passAccept or judge as acceptable
prejudgejudge beforehand, especially without sufficient evidence
rate, rank, range, order, grade, placeAssign a rank or rating to
reappraiseAppraise anew
rejectrefuse to accept or acknowledge
review, critiqueAppraise critically
standHave or maintain a position or stand on an issue
test, prove, try, try out, examine, essayput to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
think, believe, consider, conceivejudge or regard
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Spanishevaluar, juzgar, opinar, pensar
Catalanavaluar, jutjar, opinar, pensar

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