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Sentence vs. Sentance

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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.’;

Sentance

Misspelling of sentence.

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.’;

Sentencenoun

A punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime.

Sentencenoun

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

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.’;

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Sentencenoun

(logic) A formula with no free variables.

Sentencenoun

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

Sentencenoun

(obsolete) Sense; meaning; significance.

Sentencenoun

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

Sentencenoun

A pronounced opinion or judgment on a given question.

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.’;

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Sentenceverb

(obsolete) To decree or announce as a sentence.

Sentenceverb

(obsolete) To utter sententiously.

Sentencenoun

Sense; meaning; significance.

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

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.’;

Sentencenoun

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

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.’;

Sentencenoun

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

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.’;

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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