Search Result for "just_now":
1. only a moment ago;
- Example: "he has just arrived"
- Example: "the sun just now came out"
[syn: just, just now]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Just \Just\, adv. 1. Precisely; exactly; -- in place, time, or degree; neither more nor less than is stated. [1913 Webster] And having just enough, not covet more. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The god Pan guided my hand just to the heart of the beast. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] To-night, at Herne's oak, just 'twixt twelve and one. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Closely; nearly; almost. [1913 Webster] Just at the point of death. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] 3. Barely; merely; scarcely; only; by a very small space or time; as, he just missed the train; just too late. [1913 Webster] A soft Etesian gale But just inspired and gently swelled the sail. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Just now, the least possible time since; a moment ago. [1913 Webster]