convict

All Noun Verb Adjective
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  • Smith was convicted and sent to prison, but he did not stay long.
  • Following the war, two of the responsible officers were tried and convicted for this action.
  • Several men were eventually convicted, but given only a small fine.
  • Being in close contact with the convicts he gained a knowledge of their ways and language.
  • At that time, the convict will find work or follow an education.
  • This might even happen long after the convicted person was dead.
  • Effects of the convict era continued to be felt for many years.
  • All were later tried and convicted for their roles in the crime.
  • Generally, the convict is released after being in this situation for one or two years without incident.
  • He took the convict's hand in his and felt a firm, true pressure there. Cited from The Ape, the Idiot & Other People, by W. C. Morrow
  • She went to trial the same day and was convicted.
  • The convicts would from time to time escape to Australia where they would cause difficulties.
  • The third part details the site on her property where an armed escaped convict was killed.
  • The government of this country have the power of convicting any person. Cited from The Dock and the Scaffold, by Unknown
  • Convict's Bay was named after the use of the area as a prison.
  • The anti-convict move had scarcely ended when the colony was once again involved in a war.
  • This was not evidence which would convict in a court of law, and all parties knew this.
  • He could not get a job at universities and research institutions because of his convict status.
  • However, he is still a convict and shall be arrested on sight.
  • Modern Western legal systems usually state as their goal the reform or re-education of a convicted criminal.
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Meaning of convict

  • noun A person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
  • noun A person who has been convicted of a criminal offense
  • verb Find or declare guilty
    The man was convicted of fraud and sentenced