To pronounce to be wrong; to disapprove of; to censure.
- To express strong disapproval of: condemned the needless waste of food.
- To pronounce judgment against; sentence: condemned the felons to prison.
- To judge or declare to be unfit for use or consumption, usually by official order: condemn an old building.
- To lend credence to or provide evidence for an adverse judgment against: were condemned by their actions.
- Law To appropriate (property) for public use.