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sentence

  

      n  
1    a sequence of words capable of standing alone to make an assertion, ask a question, or give a command, usually consisting of a subject and a predicate containing a finite verb  
2    the judgment formally pronounced upon a person convicted in criminal proceedings, esp. the decision as to what punishment is to be imposed  
3    an opinion, judgment, or decision  
4      (Music)      another word for       period       11  
5    any short passage of scripture employed in liturgical use  
the funeral sentences     
6      (Logic)   a well-formed expression, without variables  
7    Archaic   a proverb, maxim, or aphorism  
      vb  
8    tr   to pronounce sentence on (a convicted person) in a court of law  
the judge sentenced the murderer to life imprisonment     
     (C13: via Old French from Latin sententia a way of thinking, from sentire to feel)  
  sentential      adj  
  sententially      adv  


closed sentence  
      n     (Logic)   a formula that contains no free occurrence of any variable  
   Compare       open sentence  
complex sentence  
      n     (Grammar)   a sentence containing at least one main clause and one subordinate clause  
compound sentence  
      n   a sentence containing at least two coordinate clauses  
deferred sentence  
      n     (Law)   a sentence that is postponed for a specific period to allow a court to examine the conduct of the offender during the deferment  
   Compare       suspended sentence  
indeterminate sentence  
      n     (Law)   a prison sentence the length of which depends on the prisoner's conduct  
open sentence  
      n     (Logic)   an expression containing a free variable that can be replaced by a name to yield a sentence, as x is wise,   (Also called)    propositional function, sentential function  
periodic sentence  
      n     (Rhetoric)   a sentence in which the completion of the main clause is left to the end, thus creating an effect of suspense  
sentence connector  
      n   a word or phrase that introduces a clause or sentence and serves as a transition between it and a previous clause or sentence, as for example also in I'm buying eggs and also I'm looking for a dessert for tonight. It may be preceded by a coordinating conjunction such as and in the above example  
sentence stress  
      n   the stress given to a word or words in a sentence, often conveying nuances of meaning or emphasis  
sentence substitute  
      n   a word or phrase, esp. one traditionally classified as an adverb, that is used in place of a finite sentence, such as yes, no, certainly, and never  
simple sentence  
      n   a sentence consisting of a single main clause  
   Compare       compound sentence       complex sentence  
suspended sentence  
      n   a sentence of imprisonment that is not served by an offender unless he commits a further offence during its currency  
   Compare       deferred sentence  
topic sentence  
      n   a sentence in a paragraph that expresses the main idea or point of the whole paragraph  
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period  
      n  
1    a portion of time of indefinable length  
he spent a period away from home     
2   
a    a portion of time specified in some way  
the Arthurian period, Picasso's blue period     
b    (as modifier)  
period costume     
3    a nontechnical name for an occurrence of menstruation  
4      (Geology)   a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks is formed  
the Jurassic period     
5    a division of time, esp. of the academic day  
6      (Physics, maths)  
a    the time taken to complete one cycle of a regularly recurring phenomenon; the reciprocal of frequency.,   (Symbol)    T  
b    an interval in which the values of a periodic function follow a certain pattern that is duplicated over successive intervals  
sin x = sin (x + 2π), where 2π is the period     
7      (Astronomy)  
a    the time required by a body to make one complete rotation on its axis  
b    the time interval between two successive maxima or minima of light variation of a variable star  
8      (Chem)   one of the horizontal rows of elements in the periodic table. Each period starts with an alkali metal and ends with a rare gas  
   Compare       group       11  
9       another term (esp. U.S. and Canadian) for       full stop  
10    a complete sentence, esp. a complex one with several clauses  
11      (Music)   a passage or division of a piece of music, usually consisting of two or more contrasting or complementary musical phrases and ending on a cadence,   (Also called)    sentence         
12    (in classical prosody) a unit consisting of two or more cola  
13    Rare   a completion or end  
     (C14 peryod, from Latin periodus, from Greek periodos circuit, from peri- + hodos way)  


closed sentence  
      n     (Logic)   a formula that contains no free occurrence of any variable  
   Compare       open sentence  
complex sentence  
      n     (Grammar)   a sentence containing at least one main clause and one subordinate clause  
compound sentence  
      n   a sentence containing at least two coordinate clauses  
deferred sentence  
      n     (Law)   a sentence that is postponed for a specific period to allow a court to examine the conduct of the offender during the deferment  
   Compare       suspended sentence  
indeterminate sentence  
      n     (Law)   a prison sentence the length of which depends on the prisoner's conduct  
open sentence  
      n     (Logic)   an expression containing a free variable that can be replaced by a name to yield a sentence, as x is wise,   (Also called)    propositional function, sentential function  
periodic sentence  
      n     (Rhetoric)   a sentence in which the completion of the main clause is left to the end, thus creating an effect of suspense  
sentence         
      n  
1    a sequence of words capable of standing alone to make an assertion, ask a question, or give a command, usually consisting of a subject and a predicate containing a finite verb  
2    the judgment formally pronounced upon a person convicted in criminal proceedings, esp. the decision as to what punishment is to be imposed  
3    an opinion, judgment, or decision  
4      (Music)      another word for       period       11  
5    any short passage of scripture employed in liturgical use  
the funeral sentences     
6      (Logic)   a well-formed expression, without variables  
7    Archaic   a proverb, maxim, or aphorism  
      vb  
8    tr   to pronounce sentence on (a convicted person) in a court of law  
the judge sentenced the murderer to life imprisonment     
     (C13: via Old French from Latin sententia a way of thinking, from sentire to feel)  
  sentential      adj  
  sententially      adv  
sentence connector  
      n   a word or phrase that introduces a clause or sentence and serves as a transition between it and a previous clause or sentence, as for example also in I'm buying eggs and also I'm looking for a dessert for tonight. It may be preceded by a coordinating conjunction such as and in the above example  
sentence stress  
      n   the stress given to a word or words in a sentence, often conveying nuances of meaning or emphasis  
sentence substitute  
      n   a word or phrase, esp. one traditionally classified as an adverb, that is used in place of a finite sentence, such as yes, no, certainly, and never  
simple sentence  
      n   a sentence consisting of a single main clause  
   Compare       compound sentence       complex sentence  
suspended sentence  
      n   a sentence of imprisonment that is not served by an offender unless he commits a further offence during its currency  
   Compare       deferred sentence  
topic sentence  
      n   a sentence in a paragraph that expresses the main idea or point of the whole paragraph  

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sentence

  
1   
      n   condemnation, decision, decree, doom, judgment, order, pronouncement, ruling, verdict  
2   
      vb   condemn, doom, mete out justice to, pass judgment on, penalize  

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adv.
A formal word that is put in the beginning of sentence that has a similar meaning to furthermore, therefore, and from now on
I like ice-cream; Hence, I have lots of ice-cream cups in my fridge
n.
sentence containing all letters of a given alphabet at least once.The canonical example in English is: 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog'.
A perfect pangram contains each letter of the alphabet just once and thus is far more difficult to come up with. The best seems to be: 'Mr. Jock, TV quiz PhD, bags few lynx'.
n.
a relocator refers to a person or company reponsible for the moving or relocating or one or more objects from one place to another. used in a sentence as "I am looking to hire some furniture relocators to move my items from one place to another."
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