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1. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language.

Synonyms

  • word string
  • declaratory sentence
  • interrogative sentence
  • question
  • interrogation
  • run-on sentence
  • clause
  • compound sentence
  • simple sentence
  • topic sentence
  • complex sentence
  • grammatical constituent
  • declarative sentence
  • string of words
  • interrogative
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • declaratory
  • software
  • inessential
  • approval

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

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  • repentance

2. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed.

Synonyms

  • condemnation
  • rape conviction
  • final judgment
  • murder conviction
  • robbery conviction
  • final decision
  • conviction

Antonyms

  • answer
  • certainty
  • misconstruction
  • construction

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

3. sentence

verb. ['ˈsɛntəns'] pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law.

Synonyms

  • condemn
  • doom
  • declare
  • reprobate
  • foredoom

Antonyms

  • deny
  • incorrupt
  • approbate
  • accept

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

4. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned.

Synonyms

  • term
  • life sentence
  • prison term
  • time
  • hard time

Antonyms

  • conviction
  • unbelief
  • applaud
  • desecrate

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

5. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player.

Antonyms

  • obstruct

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

6. loose

adverb. ['ˈluːs'] without restraint.

Antonyms

  • exempt

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

7. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] not compact or dense in structure or arrangement.

Synonyms

  • shifting
  • light
  • silty
  • unfirm

Antonyms

  • invest
  • requisition
  • stuff
  • clog

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

8. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] not literal.

Synonyms

  • inexact
  • liberal

Antonyms

  • regulate
  • paid
  • lodge

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

9. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting.

Synonyms

  • sloppy
  • lax
  • baggy
  • flyaway

Antonyms

  • tight
  • classify
  • fixed
  • occupied

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

10. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] emptying easily or excessively.

Synonyms

  • unconstipated
  • lax

Antonyms

  • blame
  • restrict
  • enforce

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)
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