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con·vict

convict

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: kn vIkt
inflections: convicts, convicting, convicted
definition: to find guilty of a crime.
After a long trial, the jury convicted the company of polluting the water.
synonyms:
condemn, sentence
antonyms:
acquit
similar words:
doom
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kan vIkt
definition: a person who is serving time in jail or prison.
The convict was sorry for what he had done.
synonyms:
prisoner
similar words:
captive, jailbird
derivation: convictable (convictible) (adj.)
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The word convict contains the following parts:
con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, t, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."
vinc, vict, vanq Latin root that means conquer