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Synonyms for penalize
ˈpin lˌaɪz, ˈpɛn-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. punish, penalize, penalise(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    penalise, punish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    penalise, punish, criminalize, sanction, criminalise, suppress

How to pronounce penalize?

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How to use penalize in a sentence?

  1. Scott Gottlieb:

    As part of our Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan, we'll continue to employ all the tools at our disposal to monitor, penalize and prevent sales of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to minors at brick-and-mortar stores and Internet storefronts as we work to ensure these products are sold in ways that make them less accessible and appealing to kids.

  2. Basil Liakakos:

    It's very difficult to penalize an exporting country, you have to have a very large burden of proof to prove what they're doing.

  3. Max Tunon:

    There have been laws that should penalize employers with penalties and not just the migrants themselves, but they've been rarely enforced in the past, this is the most attention there's been on the issue, coming from the highest level.

  4. Behnam Ben Taleblu:

    Lawmakers are considering reducing how often the president must make these decisions on waivers and certifications. They’re also debating stronger enforcement of the nuclear deal, and more measures to penalize Iran’s ballistic missile program. Sources close to the discussions said Tillerson met Wednesday at the White House and this weekend at Camp David with the president to discuss these deadlines and broader Iran policy. The goal is actually to get a better deal, the way you do that is to create the conditions through more pressure and also to regovern the way under which the U.S. is party to the deal and to tighten the conditions for sanctions relief and clarify the path ahead.

  5. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    We've got to penalize employers who hire people who are here illegally.


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