Definitions of sentence
n. - Sense; meaning; significance. 2
n. - An opinion; a decision; a determination; a judgment, especially one of an unfavorable nature. 2
n. - A philosophical or theological opinion; a dogma; as, Summary of the Sentences; Book of the Sentences. 2
n. - 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 judgical tribunal; doom. In common law, the term is exclusively used to denote the judgment in criminal cases. 2
n. - A short saying, usually containing moral instruction; a maxim; an axiom; a saw. 2
n. - 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. 2
v. t. - To pass or pronounce judgment upon; to doom; to condemn to punishment; to prescribe the punishment of. 2
v. t. - To decree or announce as a sentence. 2
v. t. - To utter sententiously. 2
The word "sentence" uses 8 letters: C E E E N N S T.
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