Student Thesaurus

One entry found for punish.
Entry Word: punish
Function: verb
Text: to inflict a penalty on for a fault or crime <the child was punished for breaking dishes on purpose> <if caught, the thief will be severely punished>
Synonyms castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, discipline, penalize
Related Words assess, charge, dock, fine, impose, levy, mulct; convict, sentence; condemn, damn, denounce; criticize, reprove; wreak
Near Antonyms forfeit; get off, ransom, release; commute, reprieve; absolve, acquit, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate
Antonyms excuse, pardon, spare