Something offered or substituted for a mistake or fault:
Vengeance is something done in revenge, such as a punishment issued.
A desire for revenge; spite or vindictiveness:
(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
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.
A rejection or exclusion by general consent, as from a group or from acceptance by society
An instance of pain or distress.
(Soccer) A direct free kick from the penalty spot, taken after a defensive foul in the penalty box; a penalty kick.
A debt or other obligation resulting from a court order
Deprivation is defined as the state of having something withheld from the enjoyment or possession of someone.
Discipline is defined as a field of study or is training to fix incorrect behavior or create better skills.
The loss or compulsory transfer to another, without compensation, of a right or property interest, usually as a penalty.
(Theology) Punishment or reward distributed in a future life based on performance in this one.
Reproof is an expression of disapproval.
Something, such as punishment, that is inflicted.
A difficult or annoying experience
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.
The amount of something lost:
Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.
The action or an instance of visiting or an instance of being visited:
To defraud someone.
The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired; as, the reparation of a bridge or of a highway.
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;
Something given in return for good or, sometimes, evil, or for service or merit
Ease or facility of movement:
(Archaic) A reason for praise; merit.
(Uncountable) The state of being disburdened or freed from a charge.
The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
Immunity is defined as being able to resist a disease or medical condition or the freedom from punishment.
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.
(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
The act of executing something.
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, sentence, carrot-and-stick treatment, vengeance, revenge, execution, reward, penance and mortification.