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convict

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of convict

  1. a person convicted as a criminal and serving a prison sentence <a warning that the three escaped convicts were armed and dangerous> Synonyms con, jailbird Related Words lifer, trusty; parolee, probationer; captive, capture, inmate, internee, prisoner




convict

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of convict

  1. to find or pronounce guilty <an accused person is presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law> Synonyms condemn Related Words accuse, arraign, charge, impeach, indict; censure, damn, denounce, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove; admonish, castigate, chastise; penalize, punish, sentence Near Antonyms cite, commend, endorse (also indorse); approve, bless, sanction Antonyms absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate




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