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English noun: convict

1. convict (person) a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison


Synonymscon, inmate, yard bird, yardbird


Broader (hypernym)captive, prisoner


Narrower (hyponym)lifer, trusty

2. convict (person) a person who has been convicted of a criminal offense


Broader (hypernym)offender, wrongdoer


Narrower (hyponym)first offender, sex offender


English verb: convict

1. convict (communication) find or declare guilty


SamplesThe man was convicted of fraud and sentenced.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody of something


Broader (hypernym)judge, label, pronounce


Narrower (hyponym)reconvict


Entailevaluate, judge, pass judgment


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law


Antonymsacquit, assoil, exculpate, exonerate, discharge, clear









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