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Sentence

Sen´tence
n.1.Sense; meaning; significance.
Tales of best sentence and most solace.
- Chaucer.
The discourse itself, voluble enough, and full of sentence.
- Milton.
2.An opinion; a decision; a determination; a judgment, especially one of an unfavorable nature.
My sentence is for open war.
- Milton.
That by them [Luther's works] we may pass sentence upon his doctrines.
- Atterbury.
3.A philosophical or theological opinion; a dogma; as, Summary of the Sentences; Book of the Sentences.
3.(Law) 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.
- Shak.
4.A short saying, usually containing moral instruction; a maxim; an axiom; a saw.
5.(Gram.) 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.
- Pope.
Dark sentence
a saying not easily explained.
A king . . . understanding dark sentences.
- Dan. vii. 23.
v. t.1.To pass or pronounce judgment upon; to doom; to condemn to punishment; to prescribe the punishment of.
[imp. & p. p. Sentenced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sentencing .]
Nature herself is sentenced in your doom.
- Dryden.
2.To decree or announce as a sentence.
3.To utter sententiously.
Noun1.sentence - a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences"
2.sentence - (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise"
3.sentence - 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"
Synonyms: prison term, time
Verb1.sentence - pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison"
Synonyms: doom, condemn

SENTENCE. A judgment, or judicial declaration made by a judge in a cause. The term judgment is more usually applied to civil, and sentence to criminal proceedings.
     2. Sentences are final, when they put, an end to the case; or interlocutory, when they settle only some incidental matter which has arisen in the course of its progress. Vide Aso & Man. Inst. B. 3, t. 8, c. 1.

(logic)sentence - A collection of clauses.
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