Sentence or sentencing may refer to:
- Sentence (linguistics), a grammatical unit of language
- Sentence (mathematical logic), a formula with no free variables
- Sentence (music), a particular type of musical phrase
- Sentence (law), a penalty applied to a person or entity found guilty of a criminal act
- "Sentencing" (The Wire), the thirteenth episode of The Wire
- Sentences, a 12-century book of theology by Peter Lombard
- Sentences: The Life of MF Grimm, an autobiographical graphic novel by the MF Grimm, published by Vertigo in 2007
Other articles related to "sentence, sentences":
... He refused to appeal his death sentence, stating, "To those who oppose the death penalty in my particular case, anything short of death would be cruel and unusual punishment." John Bynum successfully ... He made an additional statement, under oath, supporting his sentence "I, Ronald Gene Simmons, Sr ... and my desire that absolutely no action by anybody be taken to appeal or in any way change this sentence ...
... The subject of a sentence is often privileged in various ways pertaining to its relation to other expressions in the sentence ... Compare the following two sentences Clumsily, Al sat down ... The first sentence means that it was clumsy of Al to sit down (though the manner in which he did so may have been elegant) ...
... She faced a sentence of up to 15 years in prison, but was ordered to rehab and given no custodial sentence ... Advocacy groups complained about the lenient sentence meted out in comparison with the typical sentencing protocol ...
... does one make of the subsequent reasoning (1) "This sentence is simple." (2) "This sentence is complex, and it is conjoined by AND." Then assign the variable "s" to the left-most sentence "This sentence is simple" ... Define "compound" c = "not simple" ~s, and assign c = ~s to "This sentence is compound" assign "j" to "It is conjoined by AND" ... The second sentence can be expressed as ( NOT(s) AND j ) If truth values are to be placed on the sentences c = ~s and j, then all are clearly FALSEHOODS e.g ...
... that the verb must be placed at the end of a sentence other elements in the sentence may be in various orders for emphasis, or possibly omitted ... This is because the Japanese sentence elements are marked with particles that identify their grammatical functions ... The basic sentence structure is topic–comment ...
Famous quotes containing the word sentence:
“Judge Ginsburgs selection should be a modelchosen on merit and not ideology, despite some naysaying, with little advance publicity. Her treatment could begin to overturn a terrible precedent: that is, that the most terrifying sentence among the accomplished in America has become, Honeythe White House is on the phone.”
—Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)
“The first sentence of every novel should be: Trust me, this will take time but there is order here, very faint, very human. Meander if you want to get to town.”
—Michael Ondaatje (b. 1943)
“In how few words, for instance, the Greeks would have told the story of Abelard and Heloise, making but a sentence of our classical dictionary.... We moderns, on the other hand, collect only the raw materials of biography and history, memoirs to serve for a history, which is but materials to serve for a mythology.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)