To exact or mete out punishment.
(Informal) Very well:
The definition of discipline is to punish someone for their behavior.
To castigate is to criticize or punish someone severely.
To restrain; subdue:
To indicate or mark the errors in:
To punish, as for wrongdoing.
Find another word for penalizes. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for penalizes, like: punishes, fines, disciplines, castigates, scolds, chastens, mulcts, corrects, chastises, excuses and pardons.