Definition and Meanings for convict
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Part of Speech of convict
participial adjective, noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of convict
Meaning of convict
as participial adjective
- proved or found guilty; convicted.
- a person proved guilty of a crime alleged against him; one legally convicted or sentenced to punishment for some crime.
- a criminal sentenced to penal servitude.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to prove or find guilty of an offense or crime charged; to pronounce guilty, as by legal decision, or by one's conscience.
- to prove or show to be false; to confute; to refute.
- to demonstrate by proof or evidence; to prove.
- to defeat; to doom to destruction.