Sentence Meaning and Definition


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Sentence meaning

Word: Sentence

How to pronounce: ˈsentəns

Noun

Definitions:

1. A set of words that is complete in itself, typically containing a subject and predicate, conveying a statement, question, exclamation, or command, and consisting of a main clause and sometimes one or more subordinate clauses.

Example sentences: "Start sentences with subjects and verbs, and let other words branch off to the right."

2. The punishment assigned to a defendant found guilty by a court, or fixed by law for a particular offense.

Example sentences: "Her husband is serving a three-year sentence for fraud"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Declare the punishment decided for (an offender)

Example sentences: "Ten army officers were sentenced to death"


Synonyms:

proposal

judgment

adjudication

proposition

judgement

punishment

penalty

verdict

doom

condemn

convict

phrase

conviction

condemnation

time


Derivations:

sentencing

sentenced

sentential


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Sentence in Other Languages...

Spanish: Frase

German: Satz

French: Phrase

Italian: Frase

Turkish: Cümle


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