Part of speech: verb

To prove guilty; condemn.

Part of speech: noun

One found guilty of crime; a criminal.

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Usage examples "convict":

  1. In point of fact, sir, the description says the convict is a fair man." - "A Tale of a Lonely Parish", F. Marion Crawford.
  2. Fate would have it that to this very place should come that night the convict Gines. - "The Story of Don Quixote", Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
  3. The evidence that can be given by the kids from Brooklyn will be enough to convict him, even if he finds somebody to help him make a fight, which wouldn't be good sense. - "An Amateur Fireman", James Otis.