Definition of “sentence” - Learner’s Dictionary

sentence

noun us uk /ˈsentəns/
Extra Examples
Cross out that last sentence.Complete the sentence with one of the adjectives provided.She broke off in the middle of a sentence.You don't need to give a long speech - a few sentences will suffice.Copy down the sentences from the board.
WORDS [ C ]

A1 a group of words, usually containing a verb, that expresses a complete idea

PUNISHMENT [ C, U ]

B2 a punishment that a judge gives to someone who has committed a crime:

a 30-year sentence

(Definition of “sentence noun” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)