Definition of Sentences

1. Noun. (plural of sentence) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of sentence) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sentences

1. sentence [v] - See also: sentence

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sentences

sente
sented
sentence
sentence adverb
sentence adverbs
sentence case
sentence connective
sentence element
sentence fragment
sentence fragments
sentence stress
sentence structure
sentenced
sentencer
sentencers
sentences (current term)
sentencewise
sentencing
sentencings
sententia
sententiae
sentential
sentential function
sententiality
sententially
sententiaries
sententiary
sententiosities
sententiosity
sententious

Literary usage of Sentences

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1. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1870)
"It is to these classes of offenders that indefinite sentencessentences to run till ... Hence, the objection to long sentences in their case, drawn from the ..."

2. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"Alain of Lille (+1203, Alanus ab insulis) presents the subjects taken up in the sentences in the form of a dogmatic system. ..."

3. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"The method was not a new one ; it had been followed in a gen¡ences number of text-books of theology, which were called sentences or Summaries of sentences ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"These lenient sentences were contrary to the intention of Nicholas, who demanded the death penalty. They signified that the community at large was in ..."

5. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough (1916)
"The Conditional Sentence differs from other complex sentences in this, ... Like all complex sentences, however, the Conditional Sentence has arisen from the ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"Where a person was convicted of two felonies, and served his sentences concurrently, so that he was entitled to be released upon the termination of the ..."

7. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1899)
"The following series of short sentences will serve as illustration : I. A huge ... The sentences were chosen from literature : magazine articles, novels, ..."

8. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge (1903)
"The Conditional Sentence differs from other complex sentences in this, ... Like all complex sentences, however, the Conditional Sentence has arisen from the ..."

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