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