Synonyms of sentence
1 punishmentDictionary • He was given a four-year sentence.
2 verdictDictionary • When she heard of the sentence, she said: `Is that all?'
verdict • The jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict.
order • They were arrested and executed on the orders of Stalin.
ruling • He tried to have the court ruling overturned.
decision • The judge's decision was greeted with dismay.
judgment • The Court is expected to give its judgment within the next ten days.
decree • court decrees relating to marital property
pronouncement • the President's latest pronouncement about the protection of minorities
1 condemnDictionary • A military court sentenced him to death in his absence.
condemn • He was condemned to life imprisonment.
doom • Some suggest the leisure park is doomed to failure.
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condemnIf someone is condemned to a punishment, they are given this punishment.
• He was condemned to life imprisonment.
convictIf someone is convicted of a crime, they are found guilty of that crime in a law court.
• There was sufficient evidence to convict him.
Thesaurus for sentence from the Collins English Thesaurus
a sequence of words capable of standing alone to make an assertion, ask a question, or give a command, usually consisting of a subject and a predicate containing a finite verb