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sentence
Definition:
To decree or announce as a sentence.

Synonyms:

noun
communication
sentence.
condemnation
condemnation, conviction, damning, death penalty, death sentence.
judgement
adjudication, appraisal, arbitration, assessment, consideration, decision, determination, finding, judgment, justice, mediation, pronouncement, resolution, ruling, verdict.
justice
due process, equity, judicatory, judicature, justness, legalization, legitimacy, penalty, reasonableness, square deal, Constitutionality, judicatures, fair play, fair treatment, legal process, legalizations.
passage
paragraph, transition, verse, paragraphs.
phrase
adage, catchphrase, clause, cliche, epigram, euphemism, expression, figure of speech, idiom, locution, mannerism, maxim, metaphor, motto, paragraph, phrase, phraseology, proverb, slogan, terminology, Verbalism.
punishing decree
book, censure, clock, condemnation, decision, determination, dictum, doom, edict, fall, getup, hitch, jolt, judgment, knock, order, penalty, pronouncement, punishment, rap, ruling, sleep, stretch, term, time, trick, vacation, verdict, considered opinion, sending up the river.
punishment
affliction, agony, castigation, chastisement, confinement, correction, crucifixion, execution, forfeiture, imprisonment, incarceration, payment, penalty, persecution, price, punishment, reprisal, retribution, revenge.
sentence
condemn, condemnation, conviction, doom, judgment of conviction, prison term, time.
structure
grammatical construction.
verb
communication
condemn, doom, sentence.
condemn
convict, doom, execrate, find guilty, pass sentence.
decide punishment
adjudge, adjudicate, blame, condemn, confine, convict, denounce, devote, impound, imprison, incarcerate, jail, judge, mete out, ordain, penalize, proscribe, punish, put away, railroad, rule, settle, pass judgment, damn, send to prison, send up the river, throw the book at, put on ice, take the fall.
imprison
bridle, cage, collar, condemn, fence, fetter, handcuff, harness, impound, jail, lock up, manacle, shackle, tether, straight jacket.
judge
adjudicate, appraise, arbitrate, assess, consider, decide, determine, find, judge, mediate, pronounce, referee, resolve, rule.
punish
afflict, agonize, anguish, avenge, burden, castigate, chasten, chastise, confine, correct, crucify, discipline, distress, execute, fine, imprison, incarcerate, lambaste, penalize, persecute, pillory, punish, reprise, torture, try, Keelhaul.
Examples of usage:
  1. He had written most of it during the last three months of his two years' sentence. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  2. Luigi had heard much of the conversation, as well as the last sentence. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Captain Ussher had turned to the window as if not to notice Thady's request, and now came back into the middle of the room, as if Feemy's last sentence had been the first he had heard on the subject. – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  4. If you fail, you are to be delivered to Djath for judgment, and no evil shall come upon our people from your people for that sentence. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  5. He looked at the girl rather curiously, and she noticed the significance of his last sentence. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss

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