Definition of Sentenced

1. Verb. (past of sentence) ¹

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Definition of Sentenced

1. sentence [v] - See also: sentence

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sentenced

sent to Coventry
sent to the Tower
sent up
sentence adverb
sentence adverbs
sentence case
sentence connective
sentence element
sentence fragment
sentence fragments
sentence stress
sentence structure
sentenced (current term)
sentential function

Literary usage of Sentenced

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of the United States Secret Service by La Fayette Curry Baker (1867)
"Convicted, sentenced one year, five hundred dollars fine. (Pardoned. ... Convicted, sentenced two hundred and fifty dollars fine; imprisoned till paid. ..."

2. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1896)
"said penitentiary; and the keeper thereof shall receive such persons and safely keep them for the term for which they were sentenced, and employ them ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1825)
"Number of Persons committed, convicted, sentenced, ... and not prosecuted 2040 4732 Of whom were sentenced to death 1018 Executed 127 Transported 2206 ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"When a prisoner convicted of an offense, and sentenced to confinement therefor In ... If he was before sentenced to a like punishment, and the record of his ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1893)
"1790 he was sentenced to six months' imprisonment and a fine of 601. for another offence—contempt of court in commenting on the proceedings in the court of ..."

6. Detained in China and Tibet: A Directory of Political and Religious Prisoners by Robin Munro, Mickey Spiegel, Asia Watch Committee (U.S.) (1994)
"YRS] • ZHAO Donghai, a pastor and house church leader from Henan Province, was sentenced in 1982 or 1983 to a 13-year prison term for "counterrevolutionary ..."

7. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1912)
"The motion was overruled and the court sentenced the prisoner to ... When a prisoner convicted of an offense, and sentenced to confinement there- ior in the ..."

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