Definitions of "sentence"
  1. The formal declaration of the punishment that will be imposed on an individual who has been found guilty of a crime
  2. The prescribed consequence or punishment that an individual receives after being found guilty of a crime
  3. The act of determining and imposing a punishment on an individual who has been convicted of a crime
How to use "sentence" in a sentence
  1. After the trial, the judge will sentence the convicted individual.
  2. The severity of the crime will often determine the harshness of the sentence.
  3. The family was relieved when the criminal received a long sentence for the crime committed.

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