convict definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • Law to locate or show (some one) guilty of an offense or crime, especially by the decision of a court: The jury convicted the defendant of manslaughter.
    • to demonstrate or declare is blameworthy; condemn: His remarks convicted him of insufficient sensitivity.
    • which will make alert to a person's sinfulness or shame.
    • to show or discover responsible of an offense or criminal activity charged; to pronounce responsible, as by legal choice, or by an individual's conscience.
    • To prove or show to be false; to confute; to refute.
    • to show by proof or evidence; to prove.
    • To conquer; to doom to destruction.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to come back a verdict of responsible in a court: "we are in need of jurors . . . who will not convict simply because they are dubious” ( Scott Turow).
  • noun:
    • legislation someone found or declared accountable of an offense or crime.
    • legislation people serving a sentence of imprisonment.
    • A person convicted of a crime by a judicial body.
    • people deported to a penal colony.
    • a typical name when it comes to sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus), owing to its black and stripes.
    • an individual proved responsible of a crime alleged against him; one legitimately found guilty or sentenced to punishment for a few crime.
    • A criminal sentenced to penal servitude.
    • you proved or found bad of an offense alleged against him; espeeially,one found guilty, after trial before a legal tribunal, by the verdict of a jury or any other appropriate decision; therefore, an individual undergoing penal servitude; a convicted prisoner.
    • an individual who happens to be convicted of a criminal offense
    • someone providing a sentence in a jail or jail
  • adjective:
    • Archaic discovered responsible; convicted.
    • proven or found responsible; convicted.
  • verb:
    • locate accountable
    • find or declare accountable
  • others:
    • to show or find responsible of an offense charged; especially, to ascertain or adjudge to be bad after test before a legal tribunal, as by the verdict of a jury or any other appropriate decision: as, to convict the prisoner of crime.
    • To persuade of wrong-doing or sin; bring (one) to the belief or awareness this one has been doing wrong; awaken the conscience of.
    • To confute; prove or show becoming untrue.
    • to exhibit by evidence or proof.
    • proven or found accountable; convicted.
    • Overcome; conquered.

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