judge – meaning in Easy English

(1) to think and decide about something. To form an opinion about something. To decide whether something is good or bad. To say who is right and who is wrong. — (2) a person who has authority to decide who is right or wrong. A judge says whether someone is good or bad. — (3) The ‘Judges’ were leaders of Israel who lived after Moses and before Saul. They tried to rule the people as God directed them.