HyperDic: condemn

English > 6 senses of the word condemn:
VERBcommunicationcondemn, reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriateexpress strong disapproval of
communicationcondemndeclare or judge unfit for use or habitation
socialcondemncompel or force into a particular state or activity
perceptioncondemndemonstrate the guilt of (someone)
communicationcondemn, sentence, doompronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
possessioncondemnappropriate (property) for public use
condemn > pronunciation
Soundskahndeh'm
RhymesAm / AM ... stem: 21 rhymes with ehm...
English > condemn: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress strong disapproval of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"We condemn the racism in South Africa"
Synonymsreprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate
BroaderdenounceSpeak out against
Spanishcensurar, condenar
Catalancensurar, condemnar
Adjectivescondemnatorycontaining or imposing condemnation or censure
Nounscondemnationan expression of strong disapproval
condemnationthe condition of being strongly disapproved of
English > condemn: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningdeclare or judge unfit for use or habitation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The building was condemned by the inspector"
Entailsevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Narrowerboo, hissshow displeasure, as after a performance or speech
explodeDrive from the stage by noisy disapproval
Broaderdeclarestate emphatically and authoritatively
Spanishcensurar, condenar
Nounscondemnation(law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging / judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building)
condemnationthe condition of being strongly disapproved of
English > condemn: 6 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningcompel or force into a particular state or activity.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence"
Broadercompel, oblige, obligateForce somebody to do something
Spanishcensurar
Catalancensurar
English > condemn: 6 senses > verb 4, perception
Meaningdemonstrate the guilt of (someone).
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"Her strange behavior condemned her"
Narrowerattaintcondemn by attainder
Broaderattest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidenceProvide evidence for
Spanishcondenar
Nounscondemnationan expression of strong disapproval
condemnationthe condition of being strongly disapproved of
English > condemn: 6 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningpronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelThey want to condemn the prisoners
Example"He was condemned to ten years in prison"
Synonymssentence, doom
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
EntailsconvictFind or declare guilty
Narrowerforedoomdoom beforehand
reprobateabandon to eternal damnation
Broaderdeclarestate emphatically and authoritatively
Spanishcastigar, censurar, condenar, sentenciar
Catalancastigar, censurar, condemnar, damnar, sentenciar
Nounscondemnationan expression of strong disapproval
condemnationthe condition of being strongly disapproved of
English > condemn: 6 senses > verb 6, possession
MeaningAppropriate (property) for public use.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the county condemned the land to build a highway"
Broaderimpound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seizeTake temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority

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