convict

[v., adj. kuhn-vikt; n. kon-vikt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to prove or declare guilty of an offense, especially after a legal trial: to convict a prisoner of a felony.
2.
to impress with a sense of guilt.
noun
3.
a person proved or declared guilty of an offense.
4.
a person serving a prison sentence.
adjective
5.
Archaic. convicted.

Origin:
1350–1400; (v.) Middle English convicten < Latin convictus past participle of convincere, equivalent to con- con- + vic- variant stem of vincere to overcome + -tus past participle suffix (see convince); (noun, adj.) Middle English convict, past participle of convicten (or directly < L)

convictable, convictible, adjective
convictive, adjective
convictively, adverb
half-convicted, adjective
preconvict, verb (used with object)
reconvict, verb (used with object)
self-convicted, adjective
unconvicted, adjective
unconvicting, adjective
unconvictive, adjective
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convict
 
vb
1.  to pronounce (someone) guilty of an offence
 
n
2.  a person found guilty of an offence against the law, esp one who is sentenced to imprisonment
3.  a person serving a prison sentence
 
adj
4.  obsolete convicted
 
[C14: from Latin convictus convicted of crime, from convincere to prove guilty, convince]
 
con'victable
 
adj
 
con'victible
 
adj

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convict
mid-14c., from L. convictus, pp. of convincere (see convince). Replaced O.E. verb oferstælan. The noun is first attested late 15c., from the verb; slang shortening con is from 1893. Related: Convicted (p. adj., 1610s).
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Example sentences
If convicted of the crime he would have been released after one.
Eventually, the colony admitted the trials were a mistake and compensated the
  families of those convicted.
As president, he might let it proceed, and simply pardon himself if he is
  convicted.
Most of the current ad hosting services are owned and run by convicted
  criminals.
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