convict

convictable, convictible, adj.convictive, adj.convictively, adv.
v., adj. /keuhn vikt"/; n. /kon"vikt/, v.t.
1. to prove or declare guilty of an offense, esp. after a legal trial: to convict a prisoner of a felony.
2. to impress with a sense of guilt.
n.
3. a person proved or declared guilty of an offense.
4. a person serving a prison sentence.
adj.
5. Archaic. convicted.
[1350-1400; (v.) ME convicten < L convictus ptp. of convincere, equiv. to con- CON- + vic- var. s. of vincere to overcome + -tus ptp. suffix (see CONVINCE); (n., adj.) ME convict, ptp. of convicten (or directly < L)]

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