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.
To give a reward to
Find another word for penalizing. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for penalizing, like: punishing, fining, disciplining, castigating, scolding, chastening, mulcting, correcting, chastising, excusing and pardoning.