Definition of justice
What does the word justice mean?
part of speech: noun
Just conduct; fairness; exercise of authority in maintenance of right; poetical j. (ideal, as shown in poem &c.); judicial proceedings, as Court of J.; magistrate; judge, esp. (in England) of Supreme Court of judicature, whence justiceship n.; J. of the Peace, inferior magistrate appointed to preserve peace in county, town, &c.; do j. to, treat fairly, show due appreciation of; do oneself j., perform worthily of one\'s abilities. [old French]