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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
3. A philosophical or theological opinion; a dogma; as, Summary of the Sentences; Book of the Sentences.
4. A short saying, usually containing moral instruction; a maxim; an axiom; a saw.
5. 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.
6. 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 judgical tribunal; doom. In common law, the term is exclusively used to denote the judgment in criminal cases.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To pass or pronounce judgment upon; to doom; to condemn to punishment; to prescribe the punishment of.
2. To decree or announce as a sentence.
3. To utter sententiously.
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