convict - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb [transitive] 

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/kənˈvɪkt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyconvict
he/she/itconvicts
present participleconvicting
past tenseconvicted
past participleconvicted
  1. to prove in a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime

    Anderson faces up to 24 years in prison if convicted.

    convict someone of something:

    Robinson was convicted of the murder of his mother and brother.