verb (used with object)
Origin of convict
Examples from the Web for convicted
At 1:42 a.m., a commenter bluntly asked: “Jeff, Is it true you are a convicted sex offender?”
To most of the world, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein is a convicted sex offender and a financial grifter.
Denied parole nine straight times, he insists he is innocent of the crime for which he was convicted.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He is being held in pretrial detention in Baku and faces up to seven years in prison if convicted.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was convicted a year later and sentenced to death—a charge later overturned by the Supreme Court when it called for a retrial.An American Marine in Iran’s Prisons Goes on Hunger Strike|IranWire|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For this fact, soon after it was done, Wigley was apprehended, and convicted at the ensuing sessions.
At the age of 16 he was charged with the offence of vagrancy, convicted and discharged.Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders|W. H. Triggs, Donald McGavin, Frederick Truby King, J. Sands Elliot, Ada G. Patterson, C.E. Matthews and J. Beck
A secretary may quarrel with the President, or he may have the gout, or be convicted of peculation.The Duke's Children|Anthony Trollope
This smooth one was afterward arrested in New Orleans, convicted and sent to prison for a term.Twenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World|Clifton R. Wooldridge
The proudest philosopher, speculating on the origin of the universe, is convicted of ignorance.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord