Noun Definition


1.Definition: (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed

Related Noun(s):condemnation, conviction

Category: General

2.Definition: a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language

"He always spoke in grammatical sentences"

Category: General

3.Definition: the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned

"He served a prison term of 15 months", "His sentence was 5 to 10 years", "He is doing time in the county jail"

Related Noun(s):time

Category: General