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punish

verb amerce, bring to retribution, call to account, castigate, chasten, chastise, condemn, correct, discipline, exact retribution, flog, inflict penalty, lash, penalize, reprimand, retaliate, scourge, sentence, slate, smite, subject to penalty, take to task, take vengeance on, teach a lesson to, torture, trounce, whip
Associated concepts: cruel and excessive punishment, cruel and inhuman punishment, cruel and unusual punishment, excessive punishment
Foreign phrases: In quo quis delinquit, in eo de jure est puniendus.In whatever the offense, he is to be punished by the law.
See also: beat, convict, fine, inflict, mulct, penalize, repay, reprehend, strike
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Khawaja Saad Rafiq is being punished for his crime of standing the railway on its own feet.
I was punished and well punished for pre-match statements and statements such as 'I hope the referee is very well, that he resists pressure from Anfield Road, that he has an excellent performance'.
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He said that students who were punished in the past have gone on to become leaders in society both in Sri Lanka and overseas.
Interior Minister Kashkar Junushaliyev said that the heads of the district departments were punished following the results of the internal investigation.
Parents of children who were 'rescued' in the Navotas City drug raid must be punished to 'remind them of their responsibility,' Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr.
"The offender must be punished for the committed crime."
BEIJING:China punished 3,299 people involved in fiscal violations as of the end of October after an audit of 2017 central budget spending and other fiscal matters, the top auditor said Monday.
ISLAMABAD -- A bill on the protection of child has proposed that whoever, other than parent, controlling and behaving with a child in a manner likely to cause such unnecessary mental or physical suffering shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment.
"Whoever steals a state owned or a registered antiquity or part of such for the purpose of smuggling shall be punished by imprisonment and by a mulct not less than LE 50,000 and not more than LE 500,000.
Do not cause others to be punished for a crime you want to commit ...
Islamabad -- Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday criticised Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan's acquittal in the SSP Asmatullah Junejo attack case saying those who should be punished are being acquitted.