convict: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (v., adj.kun-vikt'n.kon'vikt), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to prove or declare guilty of an offense, esp. after a legal trial: to convict a prisoner of a felony.
  2. to impress with a sense of guilt.
  1. a person proved or declared guilty of an offense.
  2. a person serving a prison sentence.
  1. convicted.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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