Synonyms of 'sentence'
1 punishmentDictionary, prison sentence, jail sentence
He was given a four-year sentence.
2 verdictDictionary, order, ruling
When she heard of the sentence, she said: `Is that all?'
The jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict.
They were arrested and executed on the orders of Stalin.
He tried to have the court ruling overturned.
The judge's decision was greeted with dismay.
The Court is expected to give its judgment within the next ten days.
court decrees relating to marital property
the President's latest pronouncement about the protection of minorities
1 condemnDictionary, doom
A military court sentenced him to death in his absence.
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If someone is condemned to a punishment, they are given this punishment.
He was condemned to life imprisonment.
Thesaurus for sentence from the Collins English Thesaurus
A sentence is a group of words which, when they are written down, begin with a capital letter and end with a full stop , question mark , or exclamation mark. Most sentences contain a subject and a verb.