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convicts

verb
present tense third-person singular of convict

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to find or pronounce guilty
  • an accused person is presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law

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convicts

noun
plural of convict

Synonyms of convicts (Entry 2 of 2)

a person convicted as a criminal and serving a prison sentence
  • a warning that the three escaped convicts were armed and dangerous

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“Convicts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/convicts. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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