English word con comes from Latin convincere, Latin convivere, Old French (842-ca. 1400) convicter ((chiefly, legal) to convict.)
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|convicter||Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)||(chiefly, legal) to convict.|
|convict||English (eng)||(transitive) To find guilty. As a result of legal proceedings, about of a crime. Informally, notably in a moral sense; said about both perpetrator and act. (legal) A person convicted of a crime by a judicial body.. A common name for the sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus), owing to its black and stripes.. A person deported to a penal colony.|