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sentence

noun

1 sentence

A string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language.

Roget 566: phrase, expression, set phrase; sentence, paragraph; figure of speech etc. 521; idiom, idiotism; turn of expression; style.    paraphrase etc. ... show more

Roget 496: maxim, aphorism; apothegm, apophthegm; dictum, saying, adage, saw, proverb; sentence, mot [Fr.], motto, word, byword, ... show more

Roget 480: result, conclusion, upshot; deduction, inference, ergotism [Med.]; illation; corollary, porism; moral.    estimation, valuation, appreciation, judication; ... show more

Roget 535: affirmance, affirmation; statement, allegation, assertion, predication, declaration, word, averment; confirmation.    asseveration, adjuration, swearing, ... show more

Polish: wypowiedzenie, zdanie



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criminal law A final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed.

synonyms: condemnation, conviction, judgment of conviction.

Roget 971: condemnation, conviction, judgment, penalty, sentence; proscription, damnation; death warrant.    attainder, attainture, attaintment.   

Dutch: oordeel, straf, uitspraak, veroordeling, vonnis, zin
Polish: wyrok skazujący

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The period of time a prisoner is imprisoned:
— His sentence was 5 to 10 years.

synonyms: prison term, time.

Dutch: straftijd, tijd
Polish: więzienie, odsiadka

verb

1 sentence

Pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law.

synonyms: condemn, doom.

Roget 971: condemn, convict, cast, bring home to, find guilty, damn, doom, sign the death warrant, sentence, pass sentence on, attaint, confiscate, proscribe, sequestrate; ... show more

Roget 480: judge, conclude; come to a conclusion, draw a conclusion, arrive at a conclusion; ascertain, determine, make up one's mind.    deduce, derive, gather, collect, draw an inference, ... show more

Dutch: berechten, rechtspreken, veroordelen, vonnissen


Moby thesaurus: Parthian shot, acquittal, act on, action, adage, address, adjectival phrase, adjudge, adjudicate, affirmation, allegation, ana, analects, anathematize, anathematizing, answer, aphorism, apostrophe, apothegm, article ... show more.

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