Meaning of SENTENCE in English

SENTENCE

n.

Function: transitive verb

Inflected Form: sen · tenced ; sen · tenc · ing

Date: 1592

1 : to impose a sentence on

2 : to cause to suffer something < sentenced these most primitive cultures to extinction ― E. W. Count>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.