convict (convicts, present participle convicting; past and past participle convicted)
- (transitive) to find guilty
- as a result of legal proceedings, of a crime, of charges, on charges of something
- informally, notably in a moral sense; said about both perpetrator and act
- (esp. religious) to convince, persuade; to cause (someone) to believe in (something)
- French: reconnaître coupable
- German: für schuldig befinden
- Italian: condannare
- Portuguese: condenar
- Russian: осужда́ть
- Spanish: condenar
convict (plural convicts)
- (legal) A person convicted of a crime by a judicial body.
- A person deported to a penal colony.
- The convict cichlid (Amatitlania nigrofasciata), also known as the zebra cichlid, a popular aquarium fish, with stripes that resemble a prison uniform.
- A common name for the sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus), owing to its black and gray stripes.
- (person convicted of crime) assigned servant, con, government man, public servant
- (person deported to a penal colony) penal colonist
- French: criminel
- German: Sträfling
- Italian: condannato, carcerato
- Portuguese: condenado
- Russian: осуждённый