in a just manner; honestly; fairly: Deal justly with the prisoners.
in conformity to fact or rule; accurately.
deservedly; as deserved.

1300–50; Middle English; see just1, -ly

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1.  a.  fair or impartial in action or judgment
 b.  (as collective noun; preceded by the): the just
2.  conforming to high moral standards; honest
3.  consistent with justice: a just action
4.  rightly applied or given; deserved: a just reward
5.  legally valid; lawful: a just inheritance
6.  well-founded; reasonable: just criticism
7.  correct, accurate, or true: a just account
8.  used with forms of have to indicate an action performed in the very recent past: I have just closed the door
9.  at this very instant: he's just coming in to land
10.  no more than; merely; only: just an ordinary car
11.  exactly; precisely: that's just what I mean
12.  by a small margin; barely: he just got there in time
13.  (intensifier): it's just wonderful to see you
14.  informal indeed; with a vengeance: isn't it just
15.  just about
 a.  at the point of starting (to do something)
 b.  very nearly; almost: I've just about had enough
16.  just a moment, just a second, just a minute an expression requesting the hearer to wait or pause for a brief period of time
17.  just now
 a.  a very short time ago
 b.  at this moment
 c.  informal (South African) in a little while
18.  just on having reached exactly: it's just on five o'clock
19.  just so
 a.  an expression of complete agreement or of unwillingness to dissent
 b.  arranged with precision
[C14: from Latin jūstus righteous, from jūs justice]
usage  The use of just with exactly (it's just exactly what they want) is redundant and should be avoided: it's exactly what they want

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Example sentences
Our ancestors would have had him hanged or shot and justly so.
If events unfolded this way in a novel, the author could be justly accused of
  straining credibility.
It's certainly something that can only be done justly when the crying needs are
  already met.
Taking a candidate's marital status into account in hiring is justly forbidden
  by law and best practices alike.
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