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The fanatic is incorruptible: if he kills for an idea, he can just as well get himself killed for one; in either case, tyrant or martyr, he is a monster.
Emile M. Cioran

Meaning of "just as well" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JUST AS WELL

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WHAT DOES JUST AS WELL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of just as well in the English dictionary

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JUST AS WELL

just
just a moment
just about
just cause
just intonation
just leave well alone
just noticeable difference
just now
just on
just quietly
just so
just the job
just the same
just-in-time
justice
justice court
Justice Department
justice of the peace
justice of the peace court
justicer

WORDS THAT END LIKE JUST AS WELL

all very well
artesian well
as well
Caldwell
carbon well
development well
dwell
farewell
gas well
Lowell
maxwell
oil well
Orwell
potential well
Powell
Rockwell
the worried well
well
wishing well
worried well

Synonyms and antonyms of just as well in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «just as well» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JUST AS WELL

Find out the translation of just as well to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of just as well from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «just as well» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一样好
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sólo así
570 millions of speakers

English

just as well
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बस के रूप में अच्छी तरह से
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فقط كذلك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

точно так же
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tão bem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঠিক যেমন ভাল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tout aussi bien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sama juga
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

genauso gut
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

全く同じように
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

단지뿐만 아니라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mung uga
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chỉ là tốt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அதே போல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

त्याचप्रमाणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Aynen de
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

altrettanto bene
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jak również
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

точно так же
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la fel de bine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξίσου καλά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

net so goed
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lika bra
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

like godt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of just as well

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JUST AS WELL»

The term «just as well» is very widely used and occupies the 2.487 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JUST AS WELL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about just as well

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10 QUOTES WITH «JUST AS WELL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word just as well.
1
James A. Baldwin
I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative.
2
P. T. Barnum
Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well now.
3
Majel Barrett
You can take any one of our stories that we use right now, put western clothes on us, stick us out in the west and they'll work just as well - any single one of them - because they're stories about people, they're stories about things.
4
Giacomo Casanova
My success and my misfortunes, the bright and the dark days I have gone through, everything has proved to me that in this world, either physical or moral, good comes out of evil just as well as evil comes out of good.
5
Emile M. Cioran
The fanatic is incorruptible: if he kills for an idea, he can just as well get himself killed for one; in either case, tyrant or martyr, he is a monster.
6
Jonathan Safran Foer
If the thrill of hunting were in the hunt, or even in the marksmanship, a camera would do just as well.
7
Fred Frith
Some things don't wind up sounding like you'd expect, which is just as well.
8
Max Heindel
As exercise is necessary to the development of physical muscle, so development of the moral nature is accomplished through temptation. The soul being given choice, may exercise it in whatever direction it chooses, for it learns just as well by its mistakes as by right action in the first place, perhaps even better.
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Ralph Kiner
I think one of the most difficult things for anyone who's played baseball is to accept the fact that maybe the players today are playing just as well as ever.
10
Shannon Lucid
I think that over the years, whether they want to admit it or not, people have to admit that the women astronauts have performed just as well as the men astronauts.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JUST AS WELL»

Discover the use of just as well in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to just as well and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Just As Well I'm Leaving: Around Europe with Hans Christian ...
Having been dragged against his will to live in Denmark, Michael Booth discovered one of the great secrets of travel literature - Andersen's A POET'S BAZAAR - a fascinating travelogue through a Europe on the cusp of revolution, by an author ...
Michael Booth, 2005
2
Just As Well Really!
Wherever he goes, Rumpus causes chaos for everyone around him. But his family has one very good reason not to get mad- which is just as well, really.
Jillian Harker, 2000
3
Just as We Were: A Narrow Slice of Texas Womanhood
It was just as well; I could never drink enough beer to get into the swing of fraternity parties anyway. Even after I became an active member, no one ever shared the secrets of the cool retort and, sure enough, tears came to my eyes when a ...
Prudence Mackintosh, 1996
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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
It might just as well have been California. But for the men and women who spent the years of World War II on the top of a New Mexico mesa, the landscape seemed peculiarly appropriate; another locale was unthinkable. They were engaged ...
5
Just As It Was
'That's just as well seeing that it's his subject' Jane laughed. 'He likes the theatre and music as well.' 'What sort of music, concerts and things?' 'He used to sing in a choir, stuff like Vaughn Williams and show stuff some of Sigmund Romburg's ...
Lyn Wilkinson
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The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialism from Lewis and Clark ...
... M. Hinsley Jr., Savages and Scientists: 149 7: "Just as Well with My Hair on": Colonial Education.
Jeffrey Ostler, 2004
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Translating by Factors
Some German Renditions of MAY/MIGHT (JUST) AS WELL (899) Before beginning this story it may be just as well to tell you that it is perfectly true . . . (The Beacon. The English Student's Own Magazine 5, no. 6 [March 1954]: 5) In a footnote to ...
Christoph Gutknecht, Lutz J. R lle, 1996
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Famous People I Have Known
But he was resigned. "Well, hell," he said, "let's get him out, then." "Uh, say there, men," I put in hastily, figuring I'd just as well be hung for a sheep as a goat, "I don't guess you men could see your way clear to give me a lift to town, could you?
Ed McClanahan, 2003
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Ernest Hemingway Selected Letters 1917-1961
Could just as well have been gay and jolly and made my dear love happy instead of sad. I love you very much kitten and I want to take care of you and know that I will learn how to do it well. Enclose a lovely Arturo [Suarez] sentence and a ...
Ernest Hemingway, Carlos Baker, 2003
10
The Just Family
... of romance, whose amorous feeling can just as well persist.57 The transition from informal cohabitation to marriage thus need not involve any restriction upon the liberty of the heart, although many a case may exhibit the contrary. Indeed, to  ...
Richard Dien Winfield, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JUST AS WELL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term just as well is used in the context of the following news items.
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I was playing when the 1960 St Andrews Open was delayed by a …
... expense was the caddie, but a pal did it for me in the last two rounds, which was just as well as we didn't get any financial help in those days. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Clarkson, Hammond and May review: Top Gear trio take aim at BBC …
So it's just as well that, for the purpose of their live show, which had its first Australian leg in Perth on Saturday night, Clarkson and fellow former ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Disney on Ice is coming to town | Stuff.co.nz
Backstage, they know the show just as well as the dancers. "I've seen [the song] Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo 700 times," Straight says. "Let It Go is in ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
4
Andy Considine: Derek McInnes worked wonders but it was a Croat …
The Dons were given the green light by UEFA to have a couple of water breaks – which was just as well as Considine and Co were sweating ... «Scottish Daily Record, Jul 15»
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How to squeeze more battery life from your Linux laptop | PCWorld
Manufacturers optimize their device drivers to work best on Windows, and while a laptop may perform just as well with Linux as on Windows, ... «PCWorld, Jul 15»
6
Great Reads: 'Travels With Charley' — and with Murphy - LA Times
Loved the bit about the elevator with a bloody floor, which was for the "Walking Dead" gang but worked just as well for "GOT." "Game of ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
7
City Hall budget survey shows Dallas residents really, really, really …
That's just as well. As Rawlings said earlier this week, that's not the council debate on the horizon: “We've got to make a big decision if we're ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
8
Gamecocks commit has high praise from high school coach
Edwards reportedly performed just as well as some of the nation's top-ranked wide receivers when in Oregon last week. The four-star prospect is ranked as the ... «247Sports.com, Jul 15»
9
Instagram, an artist and the $100,000 selfies – appropriation in the …
This is just as well, as the room is tiny. The New Portraits exhibition is held in the Davies Street space, around the corner from Claridge's hotel, ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
10
A Word, Please: The confounding black sheep of punctuation …
This works just as well for long sentences that you want to mush into super-long ones: “On a stormy morning in January of 2015, the alarm in ... «Glendale News Press, Jul 15»

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