The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Judge \Judge\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Judged (j[u^]jd); p. pr. &
vb. n. Judging.] [OE. jugen, OF. jugier, F. juger, L.
judicare, fr. judex judge; jus law or right + dicare to
proclaim, pronounce, akin to dicere to say. See Just, a.,
and Diction, and cf. Judicial.]
1. 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. --Gen. xvi. 5.
Father, who art judge
Of all things made, and judgest only right!
2. 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. --Shak.
3. 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
Judge not according to the appearance. --John vii.
She is wise if I can judge of her. --Shak.