PUNISH MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Punish Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To deal with roughly or harshly; -- chiefly used with regard to a contest; as, our troops punished the enemy.
  2. (v. t.) To inflict a penalty for (an offense) upon the offender; to repay, as a fault, crime, etc., with pain or loss; as, to punish murder or treason with death.
  3. (v. t.) To impose a penalty upon; to afflict with pain, loss, or suffering for a crime or fault, either with or without a view to the offenders amendment; to cause to suffer in retribution; to chasten; as, to punish traitors with death; a father punishes his child for willful disobedience.
  4. (v. t.) To injure, as by beating; to pommel.


Synonyms:
Penalize,

• Punishment Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Severe, rough, or disastrous treatment.
  2. (n.) The act of punishing.
  3. (n.) Any pain, suffering, or loss inflicted on a person because of a crime or offense.
  4. (n.) A penalty inflicted by a court of justice on a convicted offender as a just retribution, and incidentally for the purposes of reformation and prevention.


Synonyms:
Penalty,

• Punisher Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who inflicts punishment.


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