Meaning of SENTENCE in English



to decree the fate or punishment of one adjudged guilty, unworthy, or unfit

was sentenced to exile

Synonyms: condemn, damn, doom, proscribe

Related Word: adjudge, adjudicate, judge; ordain, rule; blame, denounce; penalize, punish; devote

Idioms: pass sentence on

Contrasted words: absolve, acquit, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; discharge, free, liberate, release

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