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Definitions and Synonyms of penalise | Another word for penalise | What is penalise?

Samples where penalise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The students were penalized for showing up late for class
  • we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again

Synonyms for penalise in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of penalise ) punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience

"The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"

(... is a kind of penalise ) punish severely; excoriate

(... is a kind of penalise ) punish unjustly

(... is a kind of penalise ) punish with an arbitrary penalty

(... is a kind of penalise ) inflict severe punishment on

(... is a kind of penalise ) punish by putting in a pillory

(... is a kind of penalise ) kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment

"In some states, criminals are executed"

(... is a kind of penalise ) smear the body of (someone) with tar and feathers; done in some societies as punishment

"The thief was tarred and feathered"

(... is a kind of penalise ) take revenge for a perceived wrong

"He wants to avenge the murder of his brother"

(penalise implies ...) judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

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