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.]