HyperDic: convict

English > 3 senses of the word convict:
VERBcommunicationconvictfind or declare guilty
NOUNperson convict, con, inmate, yard bird, yardbirda person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
person convicta person who has been convicted of a criminal offense
convict > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nvihkt; kahnvih'kt
Rhymesaddict ... verdict: 24 rhymes with ihkt...
English > convict: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person serving a sentence in a jail or prison.
Synonymscon, inmate, yard bird, yardbird
NarrowerliferA prisoner serving a term of life imprisonment
trustyA convict who is considered trustworthy and granted special privileges
Broaderprisoner, captiveA person who is confined
Spanishcondenada, condenado, convicta, convicto, presidario, presidiaria, presidiario, preso, prisionero, recluso
Catalanpresidiari, pres, presoner, reclús
Verbsconvictfind or declare guilty
English > convict: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who has been convicted of a criminal offense.
Narrowerfirst offendersomeone convicted for the first time
sex offendersomeone who has been convicted of a sex crime
Broaderwrongdoer, offenderA person who transgresses moral or civil law
Spanishcondenado, convicto
Catalancondemnat, convicte
Verbsconvictfind or declare guilty
English > convict: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningFind or declare guilty.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody of something
Example"The man was convicted of fraud and sentenced"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Entailsevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Entailed bysentence, condemn, doompronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
Narrowerreconvictconvict anew
Broaderpronounce, label, judgepronounce judgment on
Oppositeacquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpatepronounce not guilty of criminal charges
Spanishcondenar, declarar culpable
Catalancondemnar, declarar culpable
Nounsconvicta person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
convicta person who has been convicted of a criminal offense
conviction(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed

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