What does the word sentence mean?

Usage examples for sentence

  1. It seemed that I was a hundred miles from anywhere else, so it was Millau for mine if it meant a life sentence in a French prison. – Alias The Lone Wolf by Louis Joseph Vance
  2. Thou has now given sentence on a patriot and a prince, and then shall judgment be given on thee!" – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  3. " Because you see," she continued with strange earnestness, " the customers will all be coming and wondering if they see the shop shut; and they will think me worse, and so- and so-" She could not finish the sentence, but she tried to do so. – Rachel Gray by Julia Kavanagh