Search Result for "penalize":
1. impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on;
- Example: "The students were penalized for showing up late for class"
- Example: "we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again"
[syn: punish, penalize, penalise]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Penalize \Pe"nal*ize\, v. t. 1. To make penal. [1913 Webster] 2. (Sport.) To put a penalty on. See Penalty, 3. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
42 Moby Thesaurus words for "penalize": acquit, amerce, anathematize, attaint, blacklist, bring home to, bring to account, bring to book, call to account, castigate, censure, chasten, chastise, condemn, convict, correct, damn, deal with, denounce, denunciate, discipline, doom, excommunicate, find guilty, fine, handicap, inflict upon, judge, masthead, mulct, pass sentence, pass sentence on, pillory, pronounce judgment, pronounce sentence, proscribe, punish, sentence, settle with, square accounts, take to task, visit upon