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con·vict

 (kən-vĭkt′)
v. con·vict·ed, con·vict·ing, con·victs
v.tr.
1. Law To find or prove (someone) guilty of an offense or crime, especially by the verdict of a court: The jury convicted the defendant of manslaughter.
2. To show or declare to be blameworthy; condemn: His remarks convicted him of a lack of sensitivity.
3. To make aware of one's sinfulness or guilt.
v.intr.
To return a verdict of guilty in a court: "We need jurors ... who will not convict merely because they are suspicious" (Scott Turow).
n. (kŏn′vĭkt′) Law
1. A person found or declared guilty of an offense or crime.
2. A person serving a sentence of imprisonment.

[Middle English convicten, from Latin convincere, convict-; see convince.]

convict

vb (tr)
(Law) to pronounce (someone) guilty of an offence
n
1. (Law) a person found guilty of an offence against the law, esp one who is sentenced to imprisonment
2. (Law) a person serving a prison sentence
adj
obsolete convicted
[C14: from Latin convictus convicted of crime, from convincere to prove guilty, convince]
conˈvictable, conˈvictible adj

con•vict

(v., adj. kənˈvɪkt; n. ˈkɒn vɪkt)

v.t.
1. to prove or declare guilty of an offense, esp. after a legal trial.
2. to impress with a sense of guilt.
n.
3. a person proved or declared guilty of an offense.
4. a person serving a prison sentence.
adj.
5. Archaic. convicted.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin convictus, past participle of convincere to overcome (in a suit), convict; see convince]
con•vict′a•ble, con•vict′i•ble, adj.
con•vic′tive, adj.
con•vic′tive•ly, adv.

convict


Past participle: convicted
Gerund: convicting

Imperative
convict
convict
Present
I convict
you convict
he/she/it convicts
we convict
you convict
they convict
Preterite
I convicted
you convicted
he/she/it convicted
we convicted
you convicted
they convicted
Present Continuous
I am convicting
you are convicting
he/she/it is convicting
we are convicting
you are convicting
they are convicting
Present Perfect
I have convicted
you have convicted
he/she/it has convicted
we have convicted
you have convicted
they have convicted
Past Continuous
I was convicting
you were convicting
he/she/it was convicting
we were convicting
you were convicting
they were convicting
Past Perfect
I had convicted
you had convicted
he/she/it had convicted
we had convicted
you had convicted
they had convicted
Future
I will convict
you will convict
he/she/it will convict
we will convict
you will convict
they will convict
Future Perfect
I will have convicted
you will have convicted
he/she/it will have convicted
we will have convicted
you will have convicted
they will have convicted
Future Continuous
I will be convicting
you will be convicting
he/she/it will be convicting
we will be convicting
you will be convicting
they will be convicting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been convicting
you have been convicting
he/she/it has been convicting
we have been convicting
you have been convicting
they have been convicting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been convicting
you will have been convicting
he/she/it will have been convicting
we will have been convicting
you will have been convicting
they will have been convicting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been convicting
you had been convicting
he/she/it had been convicting
we had been convicting
you had been convicting
they had been convicting
Conditional
I would convict
you would convict
he/she/it would convict
we would convict
you would convict
they would convict
Past Conditional
I would have convicted
you would have convicted
he/she/it would have convicted
we would have convicted
you would have convicted
they would have convicted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.convict - a person serving a sentence in a jail or prisonconvict - a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
lifer - a prisoner serving a term of life imprisonment
captive, prisoner - a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
trusty - a convict who is considered trustworthy and granted special privileges
2.convict - a person who has been convicted of a criminal offense
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
first offender - someone convicted for the first time
sex offender - someone who has been convicted of a sex crime
Verb1.convict - find or declare guilty; "The man was convicted of fraud and sentenced"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
reconvict - convict anew
pronounce, label, judge - pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"
acquit, assoil, exculpate, exonerate, discharge, clear - pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"

convict

verb
1. find guilty, sentence, condemn, imprison, pronounce guilty There was sufficient evidence to convict him.
noun
1. prisoner, criminal, con (slang), lag (slang), villain, felon, jailbird, malefactor The prison houses only lifers and convicts on death row.
Translations
مُدان، مَحكوم بالسَّجْنيُدينُيُدين، يُجرِّم
usvědčittrestanec
domfældedømmefangeindsatkende skyldig
tuomita rikoksesta
osuđen
elítélt
refsifangisakfella
有罪と決定する
유죄를 입증하다
kalinysnuteistasispripažinti kaltuteistumas
atzit par vainigukatordznieksnotiesatnotiesatais
trestanecusvedčiť
obsoditiobsojenec
döma
พิสูจน์ว่ามีความผิด
hükümlümahkûm etmeksuçlu bulmak
kết án

convict

[ˈkɒnvɪkt]
A. N (= prisoner) → presidiario/a m/f
B. [kənˈvɪkt] VTdeclarar culpable (of de) → condenar
a convicted murdererun asesino convicto y confeso
he was convicted of drunken drivingfue condenado por conducir en estado de embriaguez
C. [kənˈvɪkt] VI [jury] → condenar
D. [ˈkɒnvɪkt] CPD convict settlement Ncolonia f de presidiarios

convict

[kənˈvɪkt]
vt [+ defendant] → déclarer coupable, reconnaître coupable
to convict sb of sth [+ crime] → déclarer qn coupable de qch, reconnaître qn coupable de qch
He was convicted of the murder → Il a été reconnu coupable du meurtre.
[ˈkɒnvɪkt] ndétenu m

convict

nSträfling m, → Zuchthäusler(in) m(f)
vt
(Jur) personverurteilen (of wegen), für schuldig erklären (→ of +gen); a convicted criminalein verurteilter Verbrecher, eine verurteilte Verbrecherin; to get somebody convictedjds Verurteilung (acc)bewirken
(actions etc: = betray) → überführen; to stand convicted by one’s own actionsdurch sein Handeln überführt werden
vijdn verurteilen; the jury refused to convictdie Geschworenen lehnten es ab, einen Schuldspruch zu fällen

convict

[n ˈkɒnvɪkt; vb kənˈvɪkt]
1. ncarcerato/a
2. vt to convict (of)riconoscere colpevole (di), dichiarare colpevole (di)
convicted murderer → persona riconosciuta colpevole di omicidio

convict

(kənˈvikt) verb
to prove or declare (someone) guilty. She was convicted of theft.
(ˈkonvikt) noun
a person serving a sentence for a crime. Two of the convicts have escaped from prison.
conˈviction (-ʃən) noun
1. the passing of a sentence on a guilty person. She has had two convictions for drunken driving.
2. (a) strong belief. It's my conviction that he's right.

convict

يُدينُ usvědčit dømme verurteilen καταδικάζω condenar tuomita rikoksesta condamner osuđen condannare 有罪と決定する 유죄를 입증하다 veroordelen domfelle skazać condenar осудить döma พิสูจน์ว่ามีความผิด hükümlü kết án 判罪

convict

n. preso-a, detenido-a, presidiario-a.
References in classic literature ?
To be accused was to be convicted, and to be convicted was to be punished; the one always following the other with immutable certainty.
As Armitage it was that I entered a London banking-house, and as Armitage I was convicted of breaking my country's laws, and was sentenced to transportation.
When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: And no Person shall be convicted without the Concurrence of two thirds of the Members present.
Judgment in cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law.
No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.
A Oloyade convicted her on one count charge of stealing and sentenced her to 12 months imprisonment or pay an option of fine of N10,000, just as she ordered that the phone is returned to the complainant.
HYDERABAD -- A court here Thursday convicted a murder accused with life imprisonment and fine after finding him guilty of the crime.
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The law doesn't apply to those convicted of murder, rape, pedophilia, terrorism and crimes against the state, humanity and international law.
As the Government announces plans for tougher sentences for people who commit the most heinous acts of cruelty to animals, figures show the numbers of offenders being convicted in the Northumbria and Durham police force areas is falling.
Rawalpindi -- Four more Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists convicted of 'heinous' terror related offences by military courts were executed on Wednesday.
TEN West Yorkshire police officers have been convicted of offences in the last three years, it has emerged.