Meaning of SENTENCE in English


n. Function: verb

to decree the fate or punishment of one adjudged guilty, unworthy, or unfit FF1C; was sentenced to exile FF1E;

Synonyms: condemn, damn, doom, proscribe

Related Words: 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

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.