Something offered or substituted for a mistake or fault:
(Uncountable) The state of being disburdened or freed from a charge.
(Soccer) A direct free kick from the penalty spot, taken after a defensive foul in the penalty box; a penalty kick.
(Gram.) A word or a group of syntactically related words that states, asks, commands, or exclaims something; conventional unit of connected speech or writing, usually containing a subject and a predicate: in writing, a sentence begins with a capital letter and concludes with an end mark (period, question mark, etc.), and in speech a sentence begins following a silence and concludes with any of various final pitches and a terminal juncture
A debt or other obligation resulting from a court order
A mortifying or being mortified
(UK, law) A sum of money or price paid for obtaining a benefit, favor, or privilege, as for admission to a copyhold, or for obtaining or renewing a lease.
In parlor games, an item placed in escrow and redeemed by paying a fine or performing an appointed task.
The act of executing something.
A desire for revenge; spite or vindictiveness:
Vengeance is something done in revenge, such as a punishment issued.
Something given in return for good or, sometimes, evil, or for service or merit
Reproof is an expression of disapproval.
(Theology) Punishment or reward distributed in a future life based on performance in this one.
Punishment intended to correct or train:
An instance of pain or distress.
Deprivation is defined as the state of having something withheld from the enjoyment or possession of someone.
A difficult or annoying experience
(R.C.Ch., Eastern Orthodox Ch.) A sacrament involving the confession of sin, repentance, and acceptance of the satisfaction imposed, followed by absolution by a priest
The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired; as, the reparation of a bridge or of a highway.
A loss of property to penalize a failure to act in accordance with a legal requirement.
The appropriation of private property without just compensation for the public use or treasury, often as a penalty resulting from a criminal prosecution or when possession of the property is itself a crime. See also condemn.
Ease or facility of movement:
The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
Something, such as punishment, that is inflicted.
The amount of something lost:
A rejection or exclusion by general consent, as from a group or from acceptance by society
Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.
The action or an instance of visiting or an instance of being visited:
Immunity is defined as being able to resist a disease or medical condition or the freedom from punishment.
(Archaic) A reason for praise; merit.
Encouragement is defined as an expression of support or approval, or is words or actions that assist or inspire someone or something.
The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
To defraud someone.
The isolation of a trial jury in the custody of the court for the duration of a trial in order to prevent tampering or their hearing outside testimony; keeping witnesses apart from one another and outside the courtroom;
Find another word for punishment. In this page you can discover 65 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for punishment, like: correction, disciplinary action, penalisation, exoneration, penalty, sentence, judgment, mortification, fine, forfeit and carrot-and-stick treatment.