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synonyms for sentencing

  • blame
  • condemn
  • confine
  • convict
  • imprison
  • incarcerate
  • jail
  • penalize
  • punish
  • adjudge
  • adjudicate
  • damn
  • denounce
  • devote
  • doom
  • impound
  • judge
  • ordain
  • proscribe
  • railroad
  • rule
  • settle
  • mete out
  • pass judgment
  • put away
  • put on ice
  • send to prison
  • send up the river
  • take the fall
  • throw the book at
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antonyms for sentencing

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  • exonerate
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • pardon
  • praise
  • release
  • reward
  • commend
  • accuse
  • charge
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How to use sentencing in a sentence

We can perceive little consideration of motives with regard to education, earlier life, etc., in their relation to sentencing.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
In sentencing him to be stripped of his ecclesiastical habit and imprisoned for life, the judges exceeded their legal power.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
They also passed a decree pronouncing Nero an enemy to the state, and sentencing him to be punished as such in the ancient manner.
NEROJACOB ABBOTT
They settling and sentencing with all equity, restored to those interested whatever appeared to be theirs.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XXI, 1624VARIOUS
Judicial—extra judicial—in sentencing them to banishment under it.
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF PARLEY PARKER PRATTPARLEY PARKER PRATT
Or is the judge, in sentencing a kindred offender, seeking to reinforce his own conscience and to give a warning to himself?
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSG. G. FINDLAY
Today, instead of a gay-hearted young man, he looked more like a sentencing judge.
THE STURDY OAKSAMUEL MERWIN, ET AL.
In Boston garroting was common, and was only checked by Judge Russell sentencing all such subjects to the full extent of the law.
HOMO-CULTUREMARTIN LUTHER HOLBROOK
El Habaqui he adjudged to be a traitor; and, in sentencing him to the bowstring, he inflicted on him only a traitor's doom.
HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF PHILIP THE SECOND KING OF SPAINWILLIAM H. PRESCOTT
There was case enough for sentencing to death a marshal of France.
A POPULAR HISTORY OF FRANCE FROM THE EARLIEST TIMESFRANCOIS PIERRE GUILLAUME GUIZOT
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