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Synonyms for (noun) sentence

Synonyms: condemnation, conviction, sentence, judgment of conviction Definition: (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed Usage: the conviction came as no surprise

Similar words: final decision, final judgment Definition: a judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment

Synonyms: sentence Definition: a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language Usage: he always spoke in grammatical sentences

Similar words: string of words, linguistic string, word string Definition: a linear sequence of words as spoken or written

Synonyms: time, prison term, sentence Definition: the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned Usage: he served a prison term of 15 months; his sentence was 5 to 10 years; he is doing time in the county jail

Similar words: term Definition: a limited period of time Usage: a prison term; he left school before the end of term

Synonyms for (verb) sentence

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