Associations to the word «Condemn»


CONDEMN, verb. (transitive) To confer some sort of eternal divine punishment upon.
CONDEMN, verb. (transitive) To adjudge (a building) as being unfit for habitation.
CONDEMN, verb. (transitive) To scold sharply; to excoriate the perpetrators of.
CONDEMN, verb. (transitive) To judicially pronounce (someone) guilty.
CONDEMN, verb. (transitive) To determine and declare (property) to be assigned to public use. See eminent domain
CONDEMN, verb. (transitive) To adjudge (food or drink) as being unfit for human consumption.
CONDEMN, verb. (transitive) (legal) To declare (a vessel) to be forfeited to the government, to be a prize, or to be unfit for service.

Dictionary definition

CONDEMN, verb. Express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated".
CONDEMN, verb. Declare or judge unfit for use or habitation; "The building was condemned by the inspector".
CONDEMN, verb. Compel or force into a particular state or activity; "His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence".
CONDEMN, verb. Demonstrate the guilt of (someone); "Her strange behavior condemned her".
CONDEMN, verb. Pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison".
CONDEMN, verb. Appropriate (property) for public use; "the county condemned the land to build a highway".

Wise words

Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
Victor Hugo