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Definitions of convict

  1. To prove or pronounce guilty of a crime charged. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To prove guilty; to pronounce guilty. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To prove; to prove guilty. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To prove guilty; condemn. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To prove guilty; to find guilty; to convince of sin; to show by proof or evidence; to prove false. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. To prove or find guilty of a crime charged; to convince of sin; to show or prove to be false. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. a person serving a prison sentence Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a person who has been convicted of a criminal offence Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. find or declare guilty; "The man was convicted of fraud and sentenced" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10. Proved or found guilty; convicted. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. A person proved guilty of a crime alleged against him; one legally convicted or sentenced to punishment for some crime. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. A criminal sentenced to penal servitude. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. To prove or find guilty of an offense or crime charged; to pronounce guilty, as by legal decision, or by one's conscience. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. To prove or show to be false; to confute; to refute. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. To demonstrate by proof or evidence; to prove. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. To defeat; to doom to destruction. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. A criminal sentenced, to prison; one serving his time in prison. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. One convicted or found guilty of crime, esp. one who has been condemned to penal servitude. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. One found guilty of crime. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  20. A person found guilty of a crime alleged against him, and under penal servitude. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. A person proved guilty of a crime by a court of justice; a felon. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. Proved or found guilty. See Convince. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for convict

  1. Weary of the day's routine, I welcome the solitude of the cell, impatient even of the greeting of the passing convict – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  2. This was chiefly because they had begun by setting him down as a convict and because they could not imagine any one living honestly on what they gave him. – Friarswood Post-Office by Charlotte M. Yonge
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