declarative sentence


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n declarative sentence a sentence (in the indicative mood) that makes a declaration
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In literature:

The judgment and sentence are disapproved, and declared null, and the defendants are fully discharged.
"The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Seven Constitutional Edition" by Abraham Lincoln
His last sentence rang in Jean's ears like a declaration of love.
"The Prodigal Father" by J. Storer Clouston
How dreadful, if audibly declared, this sentence to a poor nerve-shattered child: Behold!
"The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols)" by Thomas De Quincey
A captured ship declared by sentence of the admiralty court to be lawful prize.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
A period closes every declarative sentence.
"English: Composition and Literature" by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Indeed, the sentence has been declared to us; we are commanded to shun every other doctrine that may be believed, taught or ordained.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
The dread of public censure, thus declared by sentence after formal trial, was great and influential among us.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 91, May, 1865" by Various
One of the judges placed in his hand a written sentence, and declared it to be the opinion of himself and his companion.
"The Spy" by J. Fenimore Cooper
The second sentence was stricken out of the Declaration by Congress, and contains new matter which must be attended to.
"Junius Unmasked" by Joel Moody
She was, of course, declared guilty, and sentenced to be executed within twenty-four hours.
"Lives of Celebrated Women" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
His last sentence was not a question, but a declaration.
"The Man from Jericho" by Edwin Carlile Litsey
By his sentence of Feb. 5, 1756, he declared the Jew's claim to be inadmissible.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
The advocate of Ferre demanded that his client might be allowed to read the last sentences of his declaration, and Merlin gave way.
"History of the Commune of 1871" by P. Lissagary
A dizzy precipice at the end of every declarative sentence.
"The Roycroft Dictionary" by Elbert Hubbard
It declares itself incompetent to pronounce sentence upon a "storm inside a skull," to quote Victor Hugo.
"Morals and the Evolution of Man" by Max Simon Nordau
And we have thus spoken, pronounced, declared, and finally given sentence, not only, etc.
"The Old Yellow Book" by Anonymous
But further, the sentence thus given he declares to be the sentence of God Himself.
"Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom" by T. W. Allies
Vs. 18 is also a repetition in the form of a declarative sentence of what is said in vs. 17 in the form of a question.
"Sources of the Synoptic Gospels" by Carl S. Patton
Much less can it be shown, after conviction, as a ground for declaring the sentence void.
"Atrocious Judges" by John Campbell, Baron Campbell
Perhaps her not being recognised was the formal declaration to her of her sentence.
"Scarlet and Hyssop" by E. F. Benson

In poetry:

She ceased to speak, and we, unanswering turned to go–
We had no further power to work the captive woe;
Her cheek, he gleaming eye, declared that man had given
A sentence unapproved, and overruled by Heaven.
"The Prisoner: Pt 1" by Emily Jane Bronte

In news:

Underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, sentenced to multiple life sentences, declared in federal court in Detroit: 'Mujahideen are proud to kill in the name of God.
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini of Iran declared today that the author and publishers of a novel deemed offensive to Islam had been "sentenced to death".
Anders Behring Breivik has been declared sane and sentenced to prison for bomb and gun attacks that killed 77 people last year.
Anders Breivik has been declared sane and sentenced to prison for bomb and gun attacks that killed 77 people last year.
Declaring war on declarative sentences.
It was the 18th -century version of a tweet: a two-sentence, 25-word dispatch in a London newspaper reporting the American colonies had declared their independence from Great Britain.
A noticeably-thinner Jerry Sandusky arrived in Centre County court in a red jumpsuit Tuesday morning, carrying a manila envelope likely containing the declaration of innocence he will read to the court during his sentencing Tuesday.
A mistrial is declared due to hung jury and the result is a default life sentence for convicted killer, Christopher Cope.
It's a simple, declarative sentence about the sex abuse scandal in the local Catholic Church from Spokane attorney Shaun Cross, who represents the diocese in bankruptcy court.
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Anders Behring Breivik's defense lawyers say the confessed mass killer won't appeal if he's sentenced to prison but he will challenge any ruling that declares him insane.
In the very first sentence of her poignant and often uproarious memoir, Mishna Wolff declares that she is white.

In science:

The relation between declaratively represented grammars and control structures that can process them is often described along the following lines: The declarative representation of grammars allows a grammar writer to describe the well-formed sentences of a language in an non-directional way.
Interfacing Constraint-Based Grammars and Generation Algorithms
Given two pp-formulae, it is ∀∃ using the recursive model M to declare that they are equivalent, thus 0′′ can compute which equivalence sentences are true.
Recursive spectra of strongly minimal theories satisfying the Zilber trichotomy
Many utterances in the corpus are regular declarative sentences (DEC).
A Machine Learning Approach to the Classification of Dialogue Utterances

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