- Refers to when a person is found to be guilty of committing a crime in court
- This term applies to an individual who has been found guilty of a crime and is currently serving the court-imposed sentence
- After the trial, the jury voted unanimously to convict the individual of theft.
- Since he was a convict, he was denied certain rights such as voting or holding public office.
- He was unsure of his future employment opportunities once he was released as a convict.