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Judge vs. Solicitor

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Judgenoun

A public official whose duty it is to administer the law, especially by presiding over trials and rendering judgments; a justice.

Solicitornoun

One who solicits.

Judgenoun

A person who decides the fate of someone or something that has been called into question.

Solicitornoun

In many common law jurisdictions, a type of lawyer whose traditional role is to offer legal services to clients apart from acting as their advocate in court. A solicitor instructs a barrister to act as an advocate for their client in court, although rights of audience for solicitors vary according to jurisdiction.

Judgenoun

A person officiating at a sports event or similar.

‘At a boxing match, the decision of the judges is final.’;

Solicitornoun

In English Canada and in parts of Australia, a type of lawyer who historically held the same role as above, but whose role has in modern times been merged with that of a barrister.

Judgenoun

A person who evaluates something or forms an opinion.

‘She is a good judge of wine.’; ‘They say he is a poor judge of character considering all the unreliable friends he has made.’;

Solicitornoun

In parts of the U.S., the chief legal officer of a city, town or other jurisdiction.

Judgeverb

(transitive) To sit in judgment on; to pass sentence on.

‘A higher power will judge you after you are dead.’;

Solicitornoun

(North America) A person soliciting sales, especially door to door.

Judgeverb

(intransitive) To sit in judgment, to act as judge.

‘Justices in this country judge without appeal.’;

Solicitornoun

One who solicits.

Judgeverb

(transitive) To form an opinion on.

‘I judge a man’s character by the cut of his suit.’;

Solicitornoun

An attorney or advocate; one who represents another in court; - formerly, in English practice, the professional designation of a person admitted to practice in a court of chancery or equity. See the Note under Attorney.

Judgeverb

(intransitive) To arbitrate; to pass opinion on something, especially to settle a dispute etc.

‘We cannot both be right: you must judge between us.’;

Solicitornoun

a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes

Judgeverb

(transitive) To have as an opinion; to consider, suppose.

‘I judge it safe to leave the house once again.’;

Solicitornoun

a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents

Judgeverb

(intransitive) To form an opinion; to infer.

‘I judge from the sky that it might rain later.’;

Solicitornoun

a member of the legal profession qualified to deal with conveyancing, the drawing up of wills, and other legal matters. A solicitor may also instruct barristers and represent clients in some courts.

Judgeverb

(ambitransitive) To criticize or label another person or thing.

Solicitornoun

the chief law officer of a city, town, or government department.

Judgenoun

A public officer who is invested with authority to hear and determine litigated causes, and to administer justice between parties in courts held for that purpose.

‘The parts of a judge in hearing are four: to direct the evidence; to moderate length, repetition, or impertinency of speech; to recapitulate, select, and collate the material points of that which hath been said; and to give the rule or sentence.’;

Solicitornoun

a person who tries to obtain business orders, advertising, etc.; a canvasser

‘she had been a telephone solicitor for a Chicago newspaper’;

Judgenoun

One who has skill, knowledge, or experience, sufficient to decide on the merits of a question, or on the quality or value of anything; one who discerns properties or relations with skill and readiness; a connoisseur; an expert; a critic.

‘A man who is no judge of law may be a good judge of poetry, or eloquence, or of the merits of a painting.’;

Solicitor

A solicitor is a legal practitioner who traditionally deals with most of the legal matters in some jurisdictions. A person must have legally-defined qualifications, which vary from one jurisdiction to another, to be described as a solicitor and enabled to practise there as such.

Judgenoun

A person appointed to decide in a trial of skill, speed, etc., between two or more parties; an umpire; as, a judge in a horse race.

Judgenoun

One of the supreme magistrates, with both civil and military powers, who governed Israel for more than four hundred years.

Judgenoun

The title of the seventh book of the Old Testament; the Book of Judges.

Judgeverb

To hear and determine, as in causes on trial; to decide as a judge; to give judgment; to pass sentence.

‘The Lord judge between thee and me.’; ‘Father, who art judgeOf all things made, and judgest only right!’;

Judgeverb

To assume the right to pass judgment on another; to sit in judgment or commendation; to criticise or pass adverse judgment upon others. See Judge, v. t., 3.

‘Forbear to judge, for we are sinners all.’;

Judgeverb

To compare facts or ideas, and perceive their relations and attributes, and thus distinguish truth from falsehood; to determine; to discern; to distinguish; to form an opinion about.

‘Judge not according to the appearance.’; ‘She is wise if I can judge of her.’;

Judgeverb

To hear and determine by authority, as a case before a court, or a controversy between two parties.

Judgeverb

To examine and pass sentence on; to try; to doom.

‘God shall judge the righteous and the wicked.’; ‘To bring my whole cause 'fore his holiness,And to be judged by him.’;

Judgeverb

To arrogate judicial authority over; to sit in judgment upon; to be censorious toward.

‘Judge not, that ye be not judged.’;

Judgeverb

To determine upon or deliberation; to esteem; to think; to reckon.

‘If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord.’;

Judgeverb

To exercise the functions of a magistrate over; to govern.

‘Make us a king to judge us.’;

Judgenoun

a public official authorized to decide questions bought before a court of justice

Judgenoun

an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality

Judgeverb

determine the result of (a competition)

Judgeverb

form an opinion of or pass judgment on;

‘I cannot judge some works of modern art’;

Judgeverb

judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time);

‘I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds’;

Judgeverb

pronounce judgment on;

‘They labeled him unfit to work here’;

Judgeverb

put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of;

‘The football star was tried for the murder of his wife’; ‘The judge tried both father and son in separate trials’;

Judge

A judge is a person who presides over court proceedings, either alone or as a part of a panel of judges. The powers, functions, method of appointment, discipline, and training of judges vary widely across different jurisdictions.

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