Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun convict

2 senses of convict

Sense 1
convict, con, inmate, yard bird, yardbird -- (a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison)
       => prisoner, captive -- (a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war)

Sense 2
convict -- (a person who has been convicted of a criminal offense)
       => wrongdoer, offender -- (a person who transgresses moral or civil law)

Antonyms of verb convict

1 sense of convict

Sense 1
convict -- (find or declare guilty; "The man was convicted of fraud and sentenced")
       Antonym of acquit (Sense 1)
      => acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate -- (pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb convict

1 sense of convict

Sense 1
convict -- (find or declare guilty; "The man was convicted of fraud and sentenced")
       => pronounce, label, judge -- (pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here")

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