Sentence

What is Sentence ?

Sentence is (noun) 1. words put together to make a complete statement, usu- ally ending in a full stop I don’t understand the second sentence in your letter. Begin each sentence with a capital letter. 2. a judgement of a court He was given a six-month prison sentence. The judge passed sentence on the accused. Antonym acquittal(verb) to give someone an official legal punishment She was sentenced to three weeks in prison. He was sentenced to death for murder. Antonym acquit

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level