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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·vict /kənˈvɪkt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·vict p. a.  Proved or found guilty; convicted. [Obs.]
    Convict by flight, and rebel to all law.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·vict n.
 1. A person proved guilty of a crime alleged against him; one legally convicted or sentenced to punishment for some crime.
 2. A criminal sentenced to penal servitude.
 Syn: -- Malefactor; culprit; felon; criminal.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·vict v. t. [imp. & p. p. Convicted; p. pr. & vb. n. Convicting.]
 1. To prove or find guilty of an offense or crime charged; to pronounce guilty, as by legal decision, or by one's conscience.
    He [Baxter] . . . had been convicted by a jury.   --Macaulay.
    They which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one.   --John viii. 9.
 2. To prove or show to be false; to confute; to refute. [Obs.]
 3. To demonstrate by proof or evidence; to prove.
    Imagining that these proofs will convict a testament, to have that in it which other men can nowhere by reading find.   --Hooker.
 4. To defeat; to doom to destruction. [Obs.]
    A whole armado of convicted sail.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To confute; defect; convince; confound.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison [syn: con,
            inmate, jailbird, gaolbird]
      2: a person who has been convicted of a criminal offence
      v : find or declare guilty; "The man was convicted of fraud and
          sentenced" [ant: acquit]