convict

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convict

1. a person found guilty of an offence against the law, esp one who is sentenced to imprisonment
2. a person serving a prison sentence
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79) Since wife killers tended to be clustered in the upper tier of the city's working class, convicting and punishing murderous husbands fortified the boundary between rough and respectable, tamping down the ill-behaved ruffians who tried to rise above their station.
DNA technology frees the innocent as well as convicting the guilty.
A Los Angeles Superior Court jury deliberated about 1 1/2 days before convicting Carlester Gresham, 29, Darrell Thomas, 24, and Marcus Young, 30, on Thursday of charges stemming from the bank robbery.