Synonyms & Antonyms : Punish





Punish



( Verb )


How would you
punish somebody for stealing money?

Synonyms:

Afflict

Chasten

Subdue

Humble

Chastise

Correct

Discipline

Castigate

Contextual Examples:

Poverty and unemployment still
afflict the youth in India.

An unemployed youth was greatly
chastened by his failure.

The police used tear gas to
subdue the rioters.

The king’s forces were
humbled by the peasant revolt.

His father
chastised Vicky for not attending the schools regularly.

Being one of his close friends, you should
correct him whenever he goes wrong.

The teacher
disciplined her students by holding them for one hour after the school time.

The accountant was
castigated by his boss for his frequent absence from office.


Antonyms:

Recompense

Indemnify

Reward

Repay

Compensate

Remunerate

Contextual Examples:

The office
recompensed me for my touring expenses.

I filled the
indemnity bond to take an advance from the bank.

The principal
rewarded the boy for saving his colleague from drowning.

If you lend me $ 500, I’ll
repay it to you tomorrow.

I will
compensate you for interest in due course.

What
remuneration do you seek for this job?




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