Convict is defined as to declare someone guilty of something, especially when done formally by a judge or jury in a court of law.(verb)
An example of convict is when a jury pronounces a murderer as guilty.
The definition of a convict is a person found guilty of a crime and sentenced to serving time behind bars.(noun)
An example of a convict is a man in prison.
See convict in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME convicten < L convictus, pp. of convincere: see convince
See convict in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb con·vict·ed, con·vict·ing, con·victs verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English convicten
Origin: , from Latin convincere, convict-; see convince.
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