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punishment /ˈpʌnɪʃmənt/ noun


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punishment
[noun]
Synonyms: penalty, chastening, chastisement, correction, discipline, penance, retribution
Antonyms: excuse, pardon
Contrasted words: overlooking, acquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindication
Related Idioms: carrot-and-stick treatment, disciplinary action, dose of strap oil, what for
Related Words: criticism, reproof, amercement, fine, mulct, penalty, avengement, revenge
English Thesaurus: punish, fine, sentence, penalize, discipline, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

punishment W3 /ˈpʌnɪʃmənt/ noun
[Word Family: adjective: punishable, punishing, unpunished, punitive; verb: punish; noun: punishment]

1. [uncountable and countable] something that is done in order to punish someone, or the act of punishing them ⇒ punitive
punishment for
The punishment for treason is death.
as a punishment
I was sent to bed as a punishment.

2. [uncountable] informal rough physical treatment:
tough plants that can take any amount of punishment
capital punishment

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

punishment
noun
ADJ. cruel, harsh, heavy, severe | unusual the constitutional prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment
appropriate, fitting | capital | corporal, physical
VERB + PUNISHMENT administer, hand out, impose, inflict, mete out It is unlawful for a teacher to inflict corporal punishment on pupils. Harsh punishment is expected to be meted out to the murderer.
receive, suffer | avoid, escape | deserve
PUNISHMENT + VERB fit the crime The victim's family do not believe that this punishment fits the crime.
PREP. as ~ (for) She had to tidy the classroom as punishment for being late.
~ for Punishments for killing the king's deer were severe.
PHRASES crime and punishment the sociology of crime and punishment
on pain of punishment (= with the threat of punishment) He was compelled on pain of punishment to answer the question.
reward and punishment They use a system of reward and punishment to discipline their children.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

punishment

harsh/severe
The court decided the original punishment was too severe.
light
The punishment seemed very light.
just/fitting (=appropriate and right)
Death would be a just punishment.
physical punishment
Children respond more to affection than to physical punishment.
corporal punishment (=when someone punishes a child by hitting them)
Corporal punishment is banned in state schools.
capital punishment (=death as a punishment for a crime)
The are trying to abolish capital punishment except in cases of terrorism.
the maximum punishment
The charge against him carries a maximum punishment of a year in jail.
give somebody a punishment
He deserved the punishment he was given.
The teacher may impose reasonable punishments.
hand out punishments (=give people punishments)
The courts are handing out harsher punishments to reckless drivers.
impose/mete out a punishment formal (=give someone a punishment)
Life imprisonment should be the maximum punishment meted out by the state.
receive a punishment
He received the maximum punishment.
escape/avoid punishment
The thieves managed to escape punishment.
carry a punishment (=used when saying what the punishment for something is)
The offence carries a punishment of up to 10 years in prison.
inflict a punishment (on somebody) (=punish someone, especially physically)
The abbot could inflict corporal punishment for gross disobedience.
the punishment should fit the crime (=it should be appropriate)
The public believe that the punishment should fit the crime.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

punishment
noun
BAD: The police are in favour of stricter punishments.
GOOD: The police are in favour of harsher punishments.

Usage Note:
severe/harsh punishment (NOT strict/strong ): 'A prison sentence seems a very severe punishment for tax evasion.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors


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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی punishment) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.13 : 2167
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