What is the difference between presiding and judge?
As verbs the difference between presiding and judge
is that presiding
) while judge
is to sit in judgment on; to pass sentence on.
As a adjective presiding
is having authority over; vested with the authority to preside over.
As a noun judge is
)a public official whose duty it is to administer the law, especially by presiding over trials and rendering judgments; a justice.
Having authority over; vested with the authority to preside over.
* judg (obsolete)
(senseid)A public official whose duty it is to administer the law, especially by presiding over trials and rendering judgments; a justice.
* Francis Bacon
A person who decides the fate of someone or something that has been called into question.
A person officiating at a sports or similar event.
- 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.
A person whose opinion on a subject is respected.
- At a boxing match the decision of the judges is final.
- He is a good judge of wine.
- A man who is no judge' of law may be a good ' judge of poetry, or eloquence, or of the merits of a painting.
* (one who judges or dispenses judgement) deemer, deemster
* (official of the court) justice, sheriff
To sit in judgment on; to pass sentence on.
To sit in judgment, to act as judge.
- A higher power will judge you after you are dead.
To form an opinion on.
- Justices in this country judge without appeal.
To arbitrate; to pass opinion on something, especially to settle a dispute etc.
- I judge a man’s character by the cut of his suit.
To have as an opinion; to consider, suppose.
- We cannot both be right: you must judge between us.
To form an opinion; to infer.
- I judge it safe to leave the house once again.
* 1884 : (Mark Twain), (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn), Chapter VIII
- I judge from the sky that it might rain later.
(intransitive) To criticize or label another person or thing.
- THE sun was up so high when I waked that I judged it was after eight o'clock.
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