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  Words related to punish

Related / Similar Words: penalize, penalise

 

Definition:
  • impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on; "The students were penalized for showing up late for class"; "we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again";

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    Hyponyms: revenge, avenge, retaliate, tar-and-feather, execute, put to death, pillory, castigate, amerce, victimize, victimise, scourge, discipline, correct, sort out

     

    Entailments: estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge

     

    Derivational Morphology: punishment, penalty, penalization, penalisation

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: наказвам   Chinese: 处罚  
    Dutch: straffen   Finnish: rangaista  
    French: punir   German: bestrafen  
    Hungarian: büntetni   Italian: punire  
    Korean: 벌주다   Latin: punire  
    Portuguese: castigar   Russian: наказывать  
    Slovene: kaznovati   Spanish: castigar  
    Swedish: straffa  
     
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