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

Samples where penalize 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 penalize in the sense of this definition

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

"The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"

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

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

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

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

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

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

"In some states, criminals are executed"

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

"He wants to avenge the murder of his brother"

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

"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

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