meaning of sentences

1. Sense; meaning; significance.
An opinion; a decision; a determination; a judgment, especially one of an unfavorable nature.
A philosophical or theological opinion; a dogma; as, Summary of the Sentences; Book of the Sentences.
In civil and admiralty law, the judgment of a court pronounced in a cause; in criminal and ecclesiastical courts, a judgment passed on a criminal by a court or judge; condemnation pronounced by a judgical tribunal; doom. In common law, the term is exclusively used to denote the judgment in criminal cases.
A short saying, usually containing moral instruction; a maxim; an axiom; a saw.
A combination of words which is complete as expressing a thought, and in writing is marked at the close by a period, or full point. See Proposition, 4.
To pass or pronounce judgment upon; to doom; to condemn to punishment; to prescribe the punishment of.
To decree or announce as a sentence.
To utter sententiously.
criminal law a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no ">surprise"

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