Word: condemn

Context Sentence:
He was burned at the skate having been condemned by the theological faculty of Sorbonne University in 1546, apparently for adding, in his translation of one of Plato's dialogues, the phrase rien du tout (nothing at all) in a passage about what existed after death.

Source: Munday, J. (2001) Introduction Translation Studies
Definition:to give a serious punishment to someone who is guilty in a court of law.

He was condemned for murder and sent to prison.