Definitions For Sentence


  • (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
  • A string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
  • The period of time a prisoner is imprisoned
  • A group of words that expresses a statement, question, command, or wish
  • The punishment given by a court of law


  • Pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
  • To officially state the punishment given to (someone) by a court of law

Is Sentences a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Sentence is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sentence in a Sentence

  • He is serving a 10-year sentence for armed robbery.
  • The defendant was sentenced and fined.
  • The judge sentenced him to a fine of $50 and time served

Synonyms for Sentence

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!

Cite This Article

Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

WORD SCRAMBLE. THE WORD FINDER located on the website