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sentences, plural;
  1. Declare the punishment decided for (an offender)
    • - ten army officers were sentenced to death
  1. A set of words that is complete in itself, typically containing a subject and predicate, conveying a statement, question, exclamation, or command, and consisting of a main clause and sometimes one or more subordinate clauses

  2. A series of signs or symbols expressing a proposition in an artificial or logical language

  3. The punishment assigned to a defendant found guilty by a court
    • - her husband is serving a three-year sentence for fraud
  4. The punishment fixed by law for a particular offense
    • - slander of an official carried an eight-year prison sentence

  1. a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences"
  2. pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison"
  3. conviction: (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise"
  4. prison term: the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail"
  5. In law, a sentence forms the final act of a judge-ruled process, and also the symbolic principal act connected to his function. The sentence generally involves a decree of imprisonment, a fine and/or other punishments against a defendant convicted of a crime. ...
  6. In the field of linguistics, a sentence is an expression in natural language, and often defined to indicate a grammatical unit consisting of one or more words that generally bear minimal syntactic relation to the words that precede or follow it. ...
  7. In mathematical logic, a sentence of a predicate logic is a well formed formula with no free variables. A sentence can be viewed as expressing a proposition. It makes an assertion, potentially concerning any structure of L. This assertion has a fixed truth value with respect to the structure. ...
  8. In western musical theory, the term sentence is used in connection with musical spans towards the lower end of the durational scale; i.e. melodic or thematic entities well below the level of 'movement' or 'section', but above the level of 'motif' or 'phrase'. ...
  9. "The Sentence" is an episode of The Outer Limits television series. It first aired on 4 August 1996, and is the final episode of the second season.
  10. Sentenced was a doom/gothic metal band that played melodic death metal in their early years. The band formed in 1989, in the town of Muhos, Finland, and broke up in 2005.
  11. One's opinion; manner of thinking. [14th-17th c.]; Someone's pronounced opinion or judgment on a given question. [from 14th c.]; The decision or judgement of a jury or court; a verdict. [from 14th c.]; The judicial order for a punishment to be imposed on a person convicted of a crime. ...
  12. (Sentences) Emacs has commands for moving by or killing by sentences. See Sentences.
  13. (Sentences) The above information may not contain a complete list of sentencing information for each offender.
  14. (The sentences) the words actually taken from the text; often, a paragraph.  (A more technically useful concept might be the language-independent identifiers of sentences, stated in terms of the markup of the text.)
  15. (Sentencing) The post-conviction stage of the criminal justice process, in which the defendant is brought before the court for the imposition of a penalty.
  16. (Sentencing) The process of identifying the disposal class a record belongs to and applying the disposal action specified in the relevant disposal authority. Sentencing is the implementation of decisions made during appraisal.
  17. (Sentencing) The hearing at which the court imposes sentence.  Sentencing follows a guilty plea or a finding of guilt by a jury or judge.
  18. (Sentencing) The decision of a judge after a conviction ordering a defendant to serve a period of time in prison, on probation or on an alternative sentence.
  19. (Sentencing) A range of penalties can be given during sentencing of an offender including imprisonment, community service orders, good behaviour bonds and fines. ...
  20. (Sentencing) At the conclusion of the case, and following a period of time during which a pre-sentence report is prepared for the judge, the judge imposes the sentence on he defendant who has been convicted of certain crimes and against whom certain allegations are found to be true.
  21. Sentencing may occur quickly, if a PSI is not ordered.  If a PSI is ordered, a sentencing date will be scheduled generally within the next eight weeks after either a conviction or change of plea hearing. ...
  22. Sentencing will usually take place immediately upon completion of the trial.  However, sentencing may occur before a trial takes place if the accused enters a plea of guilty and gives up his/her right to trial.
  23. The punishment ordered by a court for a defendant convicted of a crime.
  24. A group of words that express a thought. A sentence conveys a statement, question, exclamation or command. A sentence contains or implies a subject and a predicate. In simple terms, a sentence must contain a verb and (usually) a subject. ...
  25. The penalty you get if you're found guilty of breaking a law. Usually it's a fine and/or a jail term. The judge can also decide that the sentence should be discharged or suspended.