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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 ?
Now that we were out upon the dismal wilderness where they little thought I had been within eight or nine hours and had seen both men hiding, I considered for the first time, with great dread, if we should come upon them, would my particular convict suppose that it was I who had brought the soldiers there?
With the universal adoption of Colour, all distinctions would cease; Regularity would be confused with Irregularity; development would give place to retrogression; the Workman would in a few generations be degraded to the level of the Military, or even the Convict Class; political power would be in the hands of the greatest number, that is to say the Criminal Classes, who were already more numerous than the Workmen, and would soon out-number all the other Classes put together when the usual Compensative Laws of Nature were violated.
The convict thought on the many times he had shrunk from his father's sight in that very place.
But my case was particular; it was by no means proper to me to go thither without money or goods, and for a poor convict, that was to be sold as soon as I came on shore, to carry with me a cargo of goods would be to have notice taken of it, and perhaps to have them seized by the public; so I took part of my stock with me thus, and left the other part with my governess.
Convict Escapes," and ran: "Just before dawn this morning a shout for help was heard in the Convict Settlement at Sequah in this State.
Alicia was to lodge with a distant relative of her mother's in a suburb of London; was to concert measures with this relative on the best method of turning her jewels into money; and was to follow her convict husband to the Antipodes, under a feigned name, in six months' time.
It was the year '55 when the Crimean war was at its height, and the old convict ships had been largely used as transports in the Black Sea.
In the prison the second-class convict Rodion Raskolnikov has been confined for nine months.
One of these, concerning which I have said little, is the escaped convict upon the moor.
There are many serious drawbacks to the comforts of a family, the chief of which, perhaps, is being surrounded by convict servants.
I could understand, as I saw the fury and the passion of the man, that it was no groundless or unnatural terror which had possessed Major Sholto when he first learned that the injured convict was upon his track.
Then two pairs of Frenchmen approached the criminals and at the officer's command took the two convicts who stood first in the row.