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Sentence vs. Judgment

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Sentencenoun

(dated) The decision or judgement of a jury or court; a verdict.

‘The court returned a sentence of guilt in the first charge, but innocence in the second.’;

Judgmentnoun

The act of judging.

Sentencenoun

The judicial order for a punishment to be imposed on a person convicted of a crime.

‘The judge declared a sentence of death by hanging for the infamous cattle rustler.’;

Judgmentnoun

The power or faculty of performing such operations; especially, when unqualified, the faculty of judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely

‘a man of judgment’; ‘a politician without judgment’;

Sentencenoun

A punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime.

Judgmentnoun

The conclusion or result of judging; an opinion; a decision.

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Sentencenoun

(obsolete) A saying, especially from a great person; a maxim, an apophthegm.

Judgmentnoun

(legal) The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge.

Sentencenoun

(grammar) A grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate, even if one or the other is implied, and typically beginning with a capital letter and ending with a full stop.

‘The children were made to construct sentences consisting of nouns and verbs from the list on the chalkboard.’;

Judgmentnoun

(theology) The final award; the last sentence.

Sentencenoun

(logic) A formula with no free variables.

Judgmentnoun

The act of judging; the operation of the mind, involving comparison and discrimination, by which a knowledge of the values and relations of things, whether of moral qualities, intellectual concepts, logical propositions, or material facts, is obtained; as, by careful judgment he avoided the peril; by a series of wrong judgments he forfeited confidence.

‘I oughte deme, of skilful jugement,That in the salte sea my wife is deed.’;

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Sentencenoun

(computing theory) Any of the set of strings that can be generated by a given formal grammar.

Judgmentnoun

The power or faculty of performing such operations (see 1); esp., when unqualified, the faculty of judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely; good sense; as, a man of judgment; a politician without judgment.

‘He shall judge thy people with righteousness and thy poor with judgment.’; ‘Hernia. I would my father look'd but with my eyes.Theseus. Rather your eyes must with his judgment look.’;

Sentencenoun

(obsolete) Sense; meaning; significance.

Judgmentnoun

The conclusion or result of judging; an opinion; a decision.

‘She in my judgment was as fair as you.’; ‘Who first his judgment asked, and then a place.’;

Sentencenoun

(obsolete) One's opinion; manner of thinking.

Judgmentnoun

The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge; the mandate or sentence of God as the judge of all.

‘In judgments between rich and poor, consider not what the poor man needs, but what is his own.’; ‘Most heartily I do beseech the courtTo give the judgment.’;

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Sentencenoun

A pronounced opinion or judgment on a given question.

Judgmentnoun

That act of the mind by which two notions or ideas which are apprehended as distinct are compared for the purpose of ascertaining their agreement or disagreement. See 1. The comparison may be threefold: (1) Of individual objects forming a concept. (2) Of concepts giving what is technically called a judgment. (3) Of two judgments giving an inference. Judgments have been further classed as analytic, synthetic, and identical.

‘A judgment is the mental act by which one thing is affirmed or denied of another.’; ‘The power by which we are enabled to perceive what is true or false, probable or improbable, is called by logicians the faculty of judgment.’;

Sentenceverb

To declare a sentence on a convicted person; to doom; to condemn to punishment.

‘The judge sentenced the embezzler to ten years in prison, along with a hefty fine.’;

Judgmentnoun

A calamity regarded as sent by God, by way of recompense for wrong committed; a providential punishment.

Sentenceverb

(obsolete) To decree or announce as a sentence.

Judgmentnoun

The final award; the last sentence.

Sentenceverb

(obsolete) To utter sententiously.

Judgmentnoun

an opinion formed by judging something;

‘he was reluctant to make his judgment known’; ‘she changed her mind’;

Sentencenoun

Sense; meaning; significance.

‘Tales of best sentence and most solace.’; ‘The discourse itself, voluble enough, and full of sentence.’;

Judgmentnoun

the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event;

‘they criticized my judgment of the contestants’;

Sentencenoun

An opinion; a decision; a determination; a judgment, especially one of an unfavorable nature.

‘My sentence is for open war.’; ‘That by them [Luther's works] we may pass sentence upon his doctrines.’;

Judgmentnoun

(law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it

Sentencenoun

A philosophical or theological opinion; a dogma; as, Summary of the Sentences; Book of the Sentences.

Judgmentnoun

the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions

Sentencenoun

In civil and admiralty law, the judgment of a court pronounced in a cause; in criminal and ecclesiastical courts, a judgment passed on a criminal by a court or judge; condemnation pronounced by a judicial tribunal; doom. In common law, the term is exclusively used to denote the judgment in criminal cases.

‘Received the sentence of the law.’;

Judgmentnoun

the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision;

‘opinions are usually written by a single judge’;

Sentencenoun

A short saying, usually containing moral instruction; a maxim; an axiom; a saw.

Judgmentnoun

the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions

Sentencenoun

A combination of words which is complete as expressing a thought, and in writing is marked at the close by a period, or full point. See Proposition, 4.

‘He fills, he bounds, connects, and equals all.’; ‘A king . . . understanding dark sentences.’;

Judgmentnoun

ability to make good judgments

Sentenceverb

To pass or pronounce judgment upon; to doom; to condemn to punishment; to prescribe the punishment of.

‘Nature herself is sentenced in your doom.’;

Sentenceverb

To decree or announce as a sentence.

Sentenceverb

To utter sententiously.

Sentencenoun

a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language;

‘he always spoke in grammatical sentences’;

Sentencenoun

(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed;

‘the conviction came as no surprise’;

Sentencenoun

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’;

Sentenceverb

pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law;

‘He was condemned to ten years in prison’;

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