- a person convicted of a criminal offence 2. [n] - a person serving a prison sentence 3. [v] - find or declare guiltyFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=convict
(kŏn*vĭkt') p. adjective
[ Latin convictus
, past participle of convincere
to convict, prove. See Convice
.] Proved or found guilty; convicted. [ Obsolete] Shak.
by flight, and rebel to all law. Milton.
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(kŏn'vĭkt) noun 1.
A person proved guilty of a crime alleged against him; one legally convicted or sentenced to punishment for some crime. 2.
A criminal sentenced to penal servitude. Syn.
-- Malefactor; culprit; felon; criminal.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/154
a person serving a sentence in a jail or prisonFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=convict
• (v. t.) To prove or find guilty of an offense or crime charged; to pronounce guilty, as by legal decision, or by one`s conscience. • (n.) A criminal sentenced to penal servitude. • (p.a.) Proved or found guilty; convicted. • (v. t.) To demonstrate by proof or evidence; to prove. • (v. t.) To defeat; to doom to destruction...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/convict/
convict 1. In law, to find or to prove (someone) guilty of a legal offense or crime; especially, by the verdict of a court: 'The jury convicted the defendant of murder.' 2. To show or to declare to be blameworthy; to condemn. 3. To make aware of one's sinfulness or guilt. 4. A person proved or declared guilty of an offense. 5. A person serving a...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2301/
A convict is `a person found guilty of a crime and sentenced by a court` or `a person serving a sentence in prison`, sometimes referred to in slang as simply a `con`. Convicts are often called prisoners or inmates. Persons convicted and sentenced to non-custodial sentences often are not termed `convicts`. Ex-convict (or short: ex-con) is a...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convict
1) To find or prove someone guilty of a crime or offense after a court trial. 2) A person who has been convicted of a crime and is serving a sentence.Found on http://www.nolo.com/dictionary/convict-term.html
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