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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 ?
In the states of the far South the labor of convicts is leased to contractors, and when there are not convicts enough they have to be supplied.
With my heart thumping like a blacksmith at Joe's broad shoulder, I looked all about for any sign of the convicts.
Seizing this favourable opportunity, the Circles hastily convened an extraordinary Assembly of the States; and besides the usual guard of Convicts, they secured the attendance of a large number of reactionary Women.
The labor was performed by convicts, prisoners of war, delinquent debtors and confirmed bachelors who were too poor to pay the high celibate tax which all red-Martian governments impose.
I could have gladdened a few convicts of my acquaintance with a photograph of Lord Lundie at that instant.
The case might have been dealt leniently with, but the laws were more harshly administered thirty years ago than now, and on my twenty-third birthday I found myself chained as a felon with thirty-seven other convicts in 'tween-decks of the bark Gloria Scott, bound for Australia.
In America we make convicts useful at the same time that we punish them for their crimes.
In the strife of ferocious parties, human nature always finds itself cherished; as the children of the convicts at Botany Bay are found to have as healthy a moral sentiment as other children.
Every party of convicts on its way to Siberia knew beforehand that on the Vorobeef Hills the "old general" would pay them a visit.
Likewise, he bought a string of horse-hair bridles from a convict in a Western penitentiary, who spread the good news until it seemed to Daylight that half the convicts in that institution were making bridles for him.
On the mantelpiece stood two large pearl shells, obviously a pair, intricately carved by the patient hands of New Caledonian convicts.
Giles wanted was necessarily a trustworthy servant, and she had to make her choice of one among the convicts of good character, to be assigned to private service.