Synonyms for sentence
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Wiktionary3.0 / 5 votes
One's opinion; manner of thinking.
The judge sentenced the embezzler to ten years in prison, along with a hefty fine.
Someone's pronounced opinion or judgment on a given question.
The decision or judgement of a jury or court; a verdict.
The court returned a sentence of guilt in the first charge, but innocence in the second.
The judicial order for a punishment to be imposed on a person convicted of a crime.
The judge declared a sentence of death by hanging for the infamous cattle rustler.
A saying, especially form a great person; a maxim, an apophthegm.
A grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate, even if one or the other is implied, and typically beginning with a capital letter and ending with a full stop.
The children were made to construct sentences consisting of nouns and verbs from the list on the chalkboard.
A formula with no free variables.
Any of the set of strings that can be generated by a given formal grammar.
English Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 4 votes
To condemn is to pass judicial sentence or render judgment or decision against. We may censure silently; we condemn ordinarily by open and formal utterance. Condemn is more final than blame or censure; a condemned criminal has had his trial; a condemned building can not stand; a condemned ship can not sail. A person is convicted when his guilt is made clearly manifest to others; in somewhat archaic use, a person is said to be convicted when guilt is brought clearly home to his own conscience (convict in this sense being allied with convince, which see under PERSUADE); in legal usage one is said to be convicted only by the verdict of a jury. In stating the penalty of an offense, the legal word sentence is now more common than condemn; as, he was sentenced to imprisonment; but it is good usage to say, he was condemned to imprisonment. To denounce is to make public or official declaration against, especially in a violent and threatening manner.
From the pulpits in the northern States Burr was denounced as an assassin.
CoffinBuilding the Nation ch. 10, p. 137. [ Harper & Bros.'83.]
To doom is to condemn solemnly and consign to evil or destruction or to predetermine to an evil destiny; an inferior race in presence of a superior is doomed to subjugation or extinction. Compare ARRAIGN; REPROVE.
The bandit was condemned to death for his crime.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote
Princeton's WordNet2.3 / 3 votes
a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
"he always spoke in grammatical sentences"
conviction, judgment of conviction, condemnation, sentencenoun
(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
"the conviction came as no surprise"
prison term, sentence, timeverb
the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned
"he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail"
sentence, condemn, doomverb
pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
"He was condemned to ten years in prison"
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes
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I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence?
A death sentence will be issued, a death sentence will be implemented. A life sentence will be issued, a life sentence will be implemented.
Maya Angelou cited this sentence frequently in media interviews and other forums and it provides a connection to her first memoir 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,' the sentence was chosen to accompany her image on the stamp to reflect her passion for the written and spoken word. The sentence held great meaning for her and she is publicly identified with its popularity.
It is said an eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him with the words, 'And this, too, shall pass away.' How much it expresses How chastening in the hour of pride How consoling in the depths of affliction
I agonized. I'm not ashamed that to say that I actually prayed over what is the appropriate sentence in this case because there was great pain. There was great harm. There were multiple crimes committed in the case, it seems to me that a sentence that involves incarceration or partial incarceration isn't appropriate, so I am going to sentence you to probation.
Translations for sentence
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- ዓረፍተ ነገርAmharic
- جُمْلة, حكمArabic
- сказ, фра́заBelarusian
- присъ̀да, фра́за, осъждане, изрече́ние, осъждамBulgarian
- ཙིག་གྲུབTibetan Standard
- frase, sentènciaCatalan, Valencian
- rozsudek, věta, trest, sentence, odsouzení, odsouditCzech
- Satz, Strafe, Schuldspruch, Verurteilung, Urteil, verurteilenGerman
- frazo, kondamnoEsperanto
- sentencia, oración, condena, pena, punición, condenar, sentenciar, fraseSpanish
- lause, kohtuotsus, süüdimõistmineEstonian
- جمله, گزارهPersian
- tuomio, lause, virke, sanonta, ratkaisu, rangaistus, päätös, lausunto, tuomitaFinnish
- peine, phrase, jugement, punir, condamnerFrench
- binn, peanas, seantans, breith, rosg-rannScottish Gaelic
- büntetés, ítélet, mondat, elítélHungarian
- sententia, condemnation, pena, phrase, sententiarInterlingua
- pena, frase, condanna, condannareItalian
- 文章, 判決, 文Japanese
- сөйлем, ұсынымKazakh
- ល្បះ, ប្រយោគKhmer
- 판결, 문장Korean
- sententia, addīcōLatin
- SazLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ການຕັດສິນ, ປະໂຫຍກLao
- пре́суда, о́суда, рече́ница, досудува, пресудува, осудуваMacedonian
- dom, domsslutningNorwegian
- uitspraak, veroordeling, oordeel, zin, vonnis, strafDutch
- setning, straff, dom, dømmeNorwegian
- zdanie, wyrok, orzeczenie, skazaćPolish
- condenação, sentença, frase, pena, sentenciarPortuguese
- verdict, propoziție, opinie, sentințăRomanian
- пригово́р, фра́за, предложе́ние, наказа́ние, осужде́ние, приговори́ть, пригова́риватьRussian
- реченица, ȍsuda, rečènica, prȅsuda, presúditi, osúditiSerbo-Croatian
- rozsudok, vetaSlovak
- straff, fras, mening, dom, sättning, döma, avkunnaSwedish
- kifungo, sentensiSwahili
- శిక్ష, వాక్యముTelugu
- sözlem, hökümTurkmen
- tümce, cümleTurkish
- جۈملەUyghur, Uighur
- фра́за, ре́ченняUkrainian
- gap, jumlaUzbek
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