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Definition 1: a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for convict in the sense of this definition

(convict is a kind of ...) a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war

(... is a kind of convict ) a prisoner serving a term of life imprisonment

(... is a kind of convict ) a convict who is considered trustworthy and granted special privileges

Definition 2: a person who has been convicted of a criminal offense - [noun denoting person]

(convict is a kind of ...) a person who transgresses moral or civil law

(... is a kind of convict ) someone convicted for the first time

(... is a kind of convict ) someone who has been convicted of a sex crime

Definition 3: find or declare guilty - [verb of communication]

Samples where convict or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The man was convicted of fraud and sentenced

(convict is a kind of ...) pronounce judgment on

"They labeled him unfit to work here"

(... is a kind of convict ) convict anew

(convict implies ...) form a critical opinion of

"I cannot judge some works of modern art" "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"

(convict belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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