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Synonyms for condemn

Synonyms for (verb) condemn

Synonyms: condemn Definition: declare or judge unfit for use or habitation Usage: The building was condemned by the inspector

Similar words: declare Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively Usage: He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with

Synonyms: reprobate, excoriate, objurgate, decry, condemn Definition: express strong disapproval of Usage: We condemn the racism in South Africa; These ideas were reprobated

Similar words: denounce Definition: speak out against Usage: He denounced the Nazis

Synonyms: condemn, doom, sentence Definition: pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law Usage: He was condemned to ten years in prison

Similar words: declare Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively Usage: He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with

Synonyms: condemn Definition: demonstrate the guilt of (someone) Usage: Her strange behavior condemned her

Similar words: demonstrate, manifest, attest, certify, evidence Definition: provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes Usage: His high fever attested to his illness; The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication; This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness

Synonyms: condemn Definition: appropriate (property) for public use Usage: the county condemned the land to build a highway

Similar words: seize, sequester, attach, impound, confiscate Definition: take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority Usage: The FBI seized the drugs; The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment; The police confiscated the stolen artwork

Synonyms: condemn Definition: compel or force into a particular state or activity Usage: His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence

Similar words: obligate, oblige, compel Definition: force somebody to do something Usage: We compel all students to fill out this form