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sentence /ˈsentəns/ noun [countable]
sentence verb [transitive]

ادراک ، جمله ، حکم ، فتوی ، قضاوت ، گفته ، رای دادن ، محکوم کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: حکم به مجازات ، محکوم کردن ، علوم نظامی: محکومیت
- punishment, condemnation, decision, decree, judgment, order, ruling, verdict
- condemn, doom, penalize
Contrasted words: absolve, acquit, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate, discharge, free, liberate, release
Related Idioms: pass sentence on
Related Words: adjudge, adjudicate, judge, ordain, rule, blame, denounce, penalize, punish, devote
English Thesaurus: punish, fine, sentence, penalize, discipline, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. sentence1 S1 W2 /ˈsentəns/ noun [countable]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: Latin sententia 'feeling, opinion, sentence', from sentire; sentient]

1. a group of words that usually contains a subject and a verb, and expresses a complete idea. Sentences written in English begin with a capital letter and usually end with a full stop or a question mark:
His voice dropped at the end of the sentence.
in a sentence
It’s difficult to sum it up in one sentence.
short/simple/full/complex etc sentence
In a few short sentences, Quinn explained what he had done.

2. a punishment that a judge gives to someone who is guilty of a crime:
She received an eight-year prison sentence.
He has just begun a life sentence for murder.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. sentence2 verb [transitive]
if a judge sentences someone who is guilty of a crime, they give them a punishment
sentence somebody to something
Sanchez was sentenced to three years in prison.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. group of words
ADJ. long, short Try to keep your sentences short.
complete, whole | broken, incomplete | grammatical, grammatically correct | grammatically incorrect, ungrammatical | coherent | affirmative, negative | complex, simple | compound
VERB + SENTENCE begin | finish Peter finished Jane's sentence for her.
construct, form, formulate, generate, write He can barely form a grammatical sentence.
SENTENCE + VERB contain sth, have sth Does the sentence contain an adverb?
SENTENCE + NOUN structure

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. punishment given by a judge
ADJ. maximum, minimum | long, short | harsh, heavy, severe, stiff | lenient, light | indefinite, indeterminate | appropriate | mandatory The judge imposed the mandatory sentence for murder.
suspended | custodial, jail, prison | non-custodial | death | life
VERB + SENTENCE hand down, impose, pass, pronounce The judge will pass sentence on the accused this afternoon.
be given, get, receive | serve He will have to serve a life sentence.
carry out | await He spent a week in custody on remand awaiting sentence.
face She could face a long prison sentence.
commute, reduce The death sentence may be commuted to life imprisonment.
suspend | appeal against | review | quash | carry The offence carries a maximum sentence of two years in prison.
PREP. under ~ (of) He has been in prison for two months under sentence of death.
~ for an eight-year sentence for burglary

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

PREP. for They had been sentenced for murder.
to He was sentenced to two years in prison.
PHRASES sentence sb to death, sentence sb to imprisonment The judge sentenced her to life imprisonment.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


get/receive a sentence (also be given a sentence)
She was given a three-year prison sentence.
face a sentence (=be likely to receive a sentence)
He faces a long prison sentence if he is caught.
serve a sentence (=spend time in prison)
Her husband is serving a two-year sentence for credit-card fraud.
a crime carries a sentence (=that is the punishment for that crime)
Rape should carry an automatic life sentence.
impose/hand down a sentence (=officially give someone a sentence)
The judge imposed a three-year sentence.
pass sentence formal (=officially say what someone’s punishment will be)
It is now my duty to pass sentence.
a stiff/long sentence (=a long time in prison)
Police officers are demanding stiffer sentences for offenders.
a light/short sentence (=a short time in prison)
We’re hoping that he gets off with a light sentence.
a prison/jail sentence (also a custodial sentence British English formal)
If found guilty, he faces a long jail sentence.
a non-custodial sentence British English formal (=a punishment in which a person does not go to prison)
The judge said the offence was too serious for a non-custodial sentence.
a five-year/eight-year etc sentence (=five/eight etc years in prison)
He was serving an eight-year sentence for burglary.
the maximum sentence (=the most that can be given for a particular crime)
The maximum sentence for this offence is five years.
a life sentence (=prison for the rest of your life, or a very long time)
In 1978 he was given a life sentence for attacking a 72-year-old woman.
a death sentence (=a punishment of death)
Death sentences were handed down to eight of the accused.
a suspended sentence (=one which someone will serve only if they commit another crime)
Her attacker got a two-year suspended sentence.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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