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":
... 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 ...
... 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) ...
... rule of word order is 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 ...
... what 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 ... = "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 ...
... 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 ... He made an additional statement, under oath, supporting his sentence "I, Ronald Gene Simmons, Sr ... that absolutely no action by anybody be taken to appeal or in any way change this sentence ...
Famous quotes containing the word sentence:
“It is difficult to believe that even idiots ever succumbed to such transparent contradictions, to such gaudy processions of mere counter-words, to so vast and obvious a nonsensicality ... sentence after sentence that has no apparent meaning at allstuff quite as bad as the worst bosh of Warren Gamaliel Harding.”
—H.L. (Henry Lewis)
“A sentence should read as if its author, had he held a plow instead of a pen, could have drawn a furrow deep and straight to the end.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“The label of liberalism is hardly a sentence to public igominy: otherwise Bruce Springsteen would still be rehabilitating used Cadillacs in Asbury Park and Jane Fonda, for all we know, would be just another overweight housewife.”
—Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)