sentence/condemn to death

Definition of sentence/condemn to death

  1. :  to officially order (someone) to be killed as punishment for a crime The jury quickly convicted her and sentenced/condemned her to death. —often used as (be) sentenced/condemned She was convicted of murder and sentenced/condemned to death.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  opinion

    :  a conclusion given on request or reached after deliberation

    :  judgment

  1. :  to impose a sentence on

    :  to cause to suffer something

  1. :  to declare to be reprehensible, wrong, or evil usually after weighing evidence and without reservation

    :  to pronounce guilty :  convict

    :  sentence, doom

  1. :  a permanent cessation of all vital (see vital 1b) functions :  the end of life — compare brain death

    :  an instance of dying

    :  the cause or occasion of loss of life

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to criticize severely

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