from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To judge beforehand without possessing adequate evidence.
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- v. To judge before considering the evidence
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To judge before hearing, or before full and sufficient examination; to decide or sentence by anticipation; to condemn beforehand.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To judge beforehand; decide in advance of thorough investigation; condemn unheard or in anticipation.
- To anticipate in giving judgment; pass sentence before.
- To prejudice; impair; overrule.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. judge beforehand, especially without sufficient evidence
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