Definitions for: Penalize

[v] impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on; "The students were penalized for showing up late for class"; "we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again"

Webster (1913) Definition: Pe"nal*ize, v. t.
1. To make penal.

2. (Sport.) To put a penalty on. See Penalty, 3. [Eng.]

Synonyms: penalise, punish

Antonyms: reward

See Also: amerce, approximate, avenge, castigate, correct, discipline, estimate, execute, gauge, guess, judge, pillory, put to death, retaliate, revenge, scourge, sort out, tar-and-feather, victimise, victimize

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