from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A grammatical unit that is syntactically independent and has a subject that is expressed or, as in imperative sentences, understood and a predicate that contains at least one finite verb.
- noun The penalty imposed by a law court or other authority upon someone found guilty of a crime or other offense.
- noun Archaic A maxim.
- noun Obsolete An opinion, especially one given formally after deliberation.
- transitive verb To impose a sentence on (a criminal defendant found guilty, for example).
from The Century Dictionary.
- To pass or pronounce sentence or judgment on; condemn; doom to punishment.
- To pronounce as judgment; express as a decision or determination; decree.
- To express in a short, energetic, sententious manner.
- noun Way of thinking; opinion; sentiment; judgment; decision.
- noun A saying; a maxim; an axiom.
- noun A verdict, judgment, decision, or decree; specifically, in law, a definitive judgment pronounced by a court or judge upon a criminal; a judicial decision publicly and officially declared in a criminal prosecution.
- noun In grammar, a form of words having grammatical completeness; a number of words constituting a whole, as the expression of a statement, inquiry, or command; a combination of subject and predicate.
- noun Sense; meaning.
- noun Substance; matter; contents.
- noun In music, a complete idea, usually consisting of two or four phrases. The term is used somewhat variously as to length, but it always applies to a division that is complete and satisfactory in itself.
- noun A brief response or antiphon sung by the choir in a church service.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Sense; meaning; significance.
- noun An opinion; a decision; a determination; a judgment, especially one of an unfavorable nature.
- noun A philosophical or theological opinion; a dogma.
- noun (Law) In civil and admiralty law, the judgment of a court pronounced in a cause; in criminal and ecclesiastical courts, a judgment passed on a criminal by a court or judge; condemnation pronounced by a judicial tribunal; doom. In common law, the term is exclusively used to denote the judgment in criminal cases.
- noun A short saying, usually containing moral instruction; a maxim; an axiom; a saw.
- noun (Gram.) A combination of words which is complete as expressing a thought, and in writing is marked at the close by a period, or full point. See
- noun a saying not easily explained.
- transitive verb To pass or pronounce judgment upon; to doom; to condemn to punishment; to prescribe the punishment of.
- transitive verb obsolete To decree or announce as a sentence.
- transitive verb obsolete To utter sententiously.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To declare a sentence on a convicted person; to doom; to condemn to punishment.
- verb obsolete To
decreeor announceas a sentence.
- verb obsolete To utter
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned
- noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
- verb pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
- noun a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
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But in my Method the aim is _to repeat as much of the sentence as is possible informing the question and the whole of it in each reply_; and in _question and reply_ the _word_ that _constitutes the point of both_ is to be especially _emphasized_, and in this way _the mind is exercised on each word of the sentence twice_ (once in question and once in answer), and _each word of the sentence is emphasized in reference to the whole of the sentence_.
The beauty of this simple Latin sentence is that the (to us) out-of-sequence word order actually reinforces its poetic meaning by beginning with a sort of floating adjective, level, that must wait until the very end before it joins up with its noun, in this case waters.
That sentence is code for people die during the crossing.
The jury -- the -- the judge has 90 days to issue what he calls a sentence, which is (INAUDIBLE) which is the reason he gave the -- the decision he did today.
I assume that incoherent sentence translates as "I've never seen a post or link with instructions on how to join the fight".
It opens bluntly with the title sentence and then goes on in a rat-a-tat style familiar to Hammett's legion of fans.
Truly, though not yet taken, the sentence is already written.
You just know that the system has failed disasterously when a person accused of a serious offence shouts ‘get in’ when his sentence is announced … … ….
Capitalization at the start of a sentence is automatic.