Penalty synonyms

pĕn'əl-tē

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The difficulty or distress resulting to an individual or entity from a court decision, zoning decision, or passage of a law; taken into account as one factor in an equity proceeding.
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A forgiving or being forgiven; pardon
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Something of value given in return for an act.
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A trophy or medal; something that denotes an accomplishment, especially in a competition. A prize or honor based on merit.
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The amount of something lost:
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To defraud someone.
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A sacrament in some Christian churches that includes contrition, confession to a priest, acceptance of punishment, and absolution.
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A thing forfeited; that which is taken from somebody in requital of a misdeed committed; that which is lost, or the right to which is alienated, by a crime, breach of contract, etc.
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The punishment itself
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A penalty imposed for wrongdoing:
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The loss or compulsory transfer to another, without compensation, of a right or property interest, usually as a penalty.
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Punishment inflicted in the spirit of moral outrage or personal vengeance.
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An instance of pain or distress.
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The definition of a pardon is an official document freeing someone from additional punishment for a crime committed.
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A penalty, or some coercive measure, intended to ensure compliance; especially one adopted by several nations, or by an international body.
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Discipline is defined as a field of study or is training to fix incorrect behavior or create better skills.
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Damage or loss, especially to reputation or finances; detriment:
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(Usually in the plural) something that is fine; fine particles
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A temporary decline in stock-market activity or prices following a period of increases.
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An authoritative prohibition, especially by court order.
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The act of interdicting or something interdicted
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(Law) The money paid or awarded to a claimant (in England), a pursuer (in Scotland) or a plaintiff (in the US) in a civil action.
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Corrective punishment; chastisement; reproof; pungent criticism.
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Alternative spelling of penalization.
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Find another word for penalty. In this page you can discover 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for penalty, like: amercement, hardship, forgiveness, reward, award, loss, mulct, penance, forfeit, penalties and sentence.