Punishment

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Punishment->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ punishment
punishment
punition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ chastisement
chastisement
chastening
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ correction
correction
castigation
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ discipline
discipline
infliction
trial
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ judgment
judgment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ penalty
penalty
&c. 974
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ retribution
retribution
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ thunderbolt
thunderbolt
Nemesis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ requital
requital
&c.(reward) 973
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ penology
penology
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ retributive justice
retributive justice
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ lash
lash
scaffold
&c.(instrument of punishment) 975
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ imprisonment
imprisonment
&c.(restraint) 751
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ transportation
transportation
banishment
expulsion
exile
involuntary exile
ostracism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ penal servitude
penal servitude
hard labor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ galleys
galleys
&c. 975
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ beating
beating
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ flagellation
flagellation
fustigation
gantlet
strappado
estrapade
bastinado
argumentum baculinum
stick law
rap on the knuckles
box on the ear
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ blow
blow
&c.(impulse) 276
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ stripe
stripe
cuff
kick
buffet
pummel
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ slap
slap
slap in the face
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ wipe
wipe
douse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ coup de grace
coup de grace
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ torture
torture
rack
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ picket
picket
picketing
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ dragonnade
dragonnade
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ capital punishment
capital punishment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ execution
execution
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ hanging
hanging
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ electrocution
electrocution
rail-riding
scarpines
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ decapitation
decapitation
decollation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ garrotte
garrotte
garrotto
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ crucifixion
crucifixion
impalement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ martyrdom
martyrdom
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ auto-da-fe
auto-da-fe
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ noyade
noyade
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ happy dispatch
happy dispatch
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ hara-kiri
hara-kiri
seppuku
PARAG:Punishment->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ punish
punish
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ chastise
chastise
chasten
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ castigate
castigate
correct
inflict punishment
administer correction
deal retributive justice
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cowhide
cowhide
lambaste
???>*
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ visit upon
visit upon
pay
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ pay out
pay out
serve out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ do for
do for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make short work of
make short work of
give a lesson to
serve one right
make an example of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ have a rod in pickle for
have a rod in pickle for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ give it one
give it one
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ strike
strike
&c. 276
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ deal a blow to
deal a blow to
administer the lash
smite
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ slap
slap
slap the face
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ smack
smack
cuff
box the ears
spank
thwack
thump
beat
lay on
swinge
buffet
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ thresh
thresh
thrash
pummel
drub
leather
trounce
sandbag
baste
belabor
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ lace
lace
lace one's jacket
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ dress
dress
give a dressing
trim
warm
wipe
tund
cob
bang
strap
comb
lash
lick
larrup
wallop
whop
flog
scourge
whip
birch
cane
give the stick
switch
flagellate
horsewhip
bastinado
towel
rub down with an oaken towel
rib roast
dust one's jacket
fustigate
pitch into
lay about one
beat black and blue
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ beat to a mummy
beat to a mummy
beat to a jelly
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ give a black eye
give a black eye
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ tar and feather
tar and feather
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ pelt
pelt
stone
lapidate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ masthead
masthead
keelhaul
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ execute
execute
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ bring to the block
bring to the block
bring to the gallows
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ behead
behead
decapitate
guillotine
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ decollate
decollate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ hang
hang
turn off
gibbet
bowstring
hang draw and quarter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ shoot
shoot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ decimate
decimate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ burn
burn
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ break on the wheel
break on the wheel
crucify
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ empale
empale
impale
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ flay
flay
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ lynch
lynch
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ electrocute
electrocute
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ torture
torture
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ put on
put on
put to the rack
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ picket
picket
GRP: \\ V \\ 7
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ banish
banish
exile
transport
expel
ostracize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ rusticate
rusticate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ drum out
drum out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ dismiss
dismiss
disbar
disbench
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ strike off the roll
strike off the roll
unfrock
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ post
post
GRP: \\ V \\ 8
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ suffer
suffer
suffer for
suffer punishment
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ be flogged
be flogged
GRP: \\ V \\ 9
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ be hanged
be hanged
&c. come to the gallows
dance upon nothing
die in one's shoes
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ be rightly served
be rightly served
PARAG:Punishment->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ punishing
punishing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ penal
penal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ punitory
punitory
punitive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inflictive
inflictive
castigatory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ punished
punished
&c.->V.
PARAG:Punishment->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ a la lanterne
a la lanterne
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English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • punishment — pun·ish·ment n 1: the act of punishing 2: a penalty (as a fine or imprisonment) inflicted on an offender through the judicial and esp. criminal process see also cruel and unusual punishment Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

  • punishment —    Punishment is the infliction of something bad (frequently, but not necessarily, pain or a loss of freedom) on a wrongdoer because of a wrong committed. Philosophical debate centres on the question of how, if at all, punishment can be justified …   Christian Philosophy

  • Punishment — Pun ish*ment, n. 1. The act of punishing. [1913 Webster] 2. Any pain, suffering, or loss inflicted on a person because of a crime or offense. [1913 Webster] I never gave them condign punishment. Shak. [1913 Webster] The rewards and punishments of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • punishment — late 13c., from Anglo Fr. punisement (13c.), O.Fr. punissement, from punir (see PUNISH (Cf. punish)). Meaning “rough handling” is from 1811 …   Etymology dictionary

  • punishment — [n] penalty abuse, amercement, beating, castigation, chastening, chastisement, comeuppance, confiscation, correction, deprivation, disciplinary action, discipline, forfeit, forfeiture, gallows, hard work, infliction, just desserts*, lumps,… …   New thesaurus

  • punishment — ► NOUN 1) the action of punishing or the state of being punished. 2) the penalty imposed for an offence. 3) informal harsh or rough treatment …   English terms dictionary

  • punishment — [pun′ish mənt] n. 1. a punishing or being punished 2. a penalty imposed on an offender for a crime or wrongdoing 3. harsh or injurious treatment …   English World dictionary

  • Punishment — The old village stocks in Chapeltown, Lancashire, England For other uses, see Punishment (disambiguation). Punishment is the authoritative imposition of something negative or unpleasant on a person or animal in response to behavior deemed wrong… …   Wikipedia

  • PUNISHMENT — While there is no modern theory of punishment that cannot, in some form or other, be traced back to biblical concepts, the original and foremost purpose of punishment in biblical law was the appeasement of God. God abhors the criminal ways of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • punishment — /pun ish meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of punishing. 2. the fact of being punished, as for an offense or fault. 3. a penalty inflicted for an offense, fault, etc. 4. severe handling or treatment. [1250 1300; ME punysshement < AF punisement, OF… …   Universalium

  • punishment — n. 1) to administer, mete out punishment to 2) to impose, inflict punishment on 3) to escape; suffer, take punishment 4) cruel, cruel and unusual; harsh, severe; just; light, mild punishment 5) capital; corporal; summary punishment 6) (mil.)… …   Combinatory dictionary

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