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1. (n.) Sense; meaning; significance.

2. (n.) An opinion; a decision; a determination; a judgment, especially one of an unfavorable nature.

3. (n.) A philosophical or theological opinion; a dogma; as, Summary of the Sentences; Book of the Sentences.

4. (n.) In civil and admiralty law, the judgment of a court pronounced in a cause; in criminal and ecclesiastical courts, a judgment passed on a criminal by a court or judge; condemnation pronounced by a judicial tribunal; doom. In common law, the term is exclusively used to denote the judgment in criminal cases.

5. (n.) A short saying, usually containing moral instruction; a maxim; an axiom; a saw.

6. (n.) A combination of words which is complete as expressing a thought, and in writing is marked at the close by a period, or full point. See Proposition, 4.

7. (v. t.) To pass or pronounce judgment upon; to doom; to condemn to punishment; to prescribe the punishment of.

8. (v. t.) To decree or announce as a sentence.

9. (v. t.) To utter sententiously.

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