(grammar) 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.
- The decision of a jury; a verdict.
The jury returned a of guilt in the first charge, but innocence in the second.
- An unfavorable sentence(2): a conviction.
The prisoner was scheduled for execution as all appeals of his had been denied.
- The punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime.
The judge declared a of death by hanging for the infamous cattle rustler.
verb (sentences, sentencing, sentenced)
- Dutch: straf
- French: peine
- German: Strafe
- Italian: condanna
- Spanish: sentencia , punición
To declare a sentence on a convicted person.
The judge sentenced the embezzler to ten years in prison, along with a hefty fine.
- Dutch: straffen, veroordelen tot
- French: punir, condamner
- German: verurteilen
- Spanish: sentenciar
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