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Synonyms for penalize
ˈpin lˌaɪz, ˈpɛn-pe·nal·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. punish, penalize, penaliseverb

    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 for "penalize":

    penalise, punish, criminalize, sanction, criminalise, suppress

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How to use penalize in a sentence?

  1. Russell Moore:

    Anyone who cares an iota about religious liberty should denounce this reckless, demagogic rhetoric, the government should close the borders to anyone suspected of even a passing involvement with any radical cell or terrorist network. But the government should not penalize law-abiding people, especially those who are American citizens, for holding their religious convictions.

  2. Jair Bolsonaro:

    Their economy does not compare to ours, it is 10 times bigger than ours. I don't see this as retaliation, I'm going to speak to Dante Sica to see if( The President) doesn't over penalize us, i'm certain Dante Sica will be open to the conversation.

  3. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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