Meaning of SENTENCE in English
1》 a set of words that is complete in itself, conveying a statement, question, exclamation, or command and typically containing a subject and predicate.
↘ Logic a series of signs or symbols expressing a proposition in an artificial or logical language.
2》 the punishment assigned to a defendant found guilty by a court.
■ verb declare the punishment decided for (an offender).
ME (also in the sense 'way of thinking, opinion'): via OFr. from L. sententia 'opinion'.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004