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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sen·tence, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sentenced p. pr. & vb. n. Sentencing ]
 1. To pass or pronounce judgment upon; to doom; to condemn to punishment; to prescribe the punishment of.
    Nature herself is sentenced in your doom.   --Dryden.
 2. To decree or announce as a sentence. [Obs.]
 3. To utter sententiously. [Obs.]