1. the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision

- opinions are usually written by a single judge

Similar word(s): judgment, opinion

Definition categories: communication, instrument

2. an opinion formed by judging something

Similar word(s): judgment, mind

Definition categories: thought, opinion, persuasion, sentiment, view

3. the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions

Similar word(s): judging, judgment

Definition categories: thought, deciding

4. the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations

Similar word(s): discernment, judgment, sagaciousness, sagacity

Definition categories: thought, sapience, wisdom

5. the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions

Similar word(s): judgment, perspicacity

Definition categories: attribute, trait

6. (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it

Similar word(s): judgment

Definition categories: act

7. the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event

Similar word(s): assessment, judgment

Definition categories: act, deed