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Verb: convict  'kón,vikt
  1. (law) find or declare guilty
    "The man was convicted of fraud and sentenced"
Noun: convict  'kón,vikt
  1. A person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
    - con [informal], inmate, yard bird [N. Amer, informal], yardbird [N. Amer, informal]
  2. A person who has been convicted of a criminal offence

Derived forms: convicted, convicting, convicts

Type of: captive, judge, label, offender, prisoner, pronounce, wrongdoer

Antonym: clear

Encyclopedia: Convict