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Meaning of PENALIZE

Pronunciation:  'peen`lIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  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"
 

PENALIZE is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: penalise, punish
 
 Antonyms: reward
 
 See Also: amerce, approximate, avenge, castigate, correct, discipline, estimate, execute, gauge, guess, judge, pillory, put to death, retaliate, revenge, scourge, sort out, tar-and-feather, victimise, victimize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pe"nal*ize\, v. t.
1. To make penal.

2. (Sport.) To put a penalty on. See {Penalty}, 3. [Eng.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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
 

 

 

 

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