Sentence

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

Famous quotes containing the word sentence:

    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)

    Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation?
    Bible: New Testament, Luke 23:40.

    One of the criminals crucified with Jesus , to the other.

    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 (1817–1862)