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Synonyms for punishable
ˈpʌn ɪ ʃə bəlpun·ish·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. punishableadjective

    liable to or deserving punishment

    "punishable offenses"

    Synonyms:
    penal

    Antonyms:
    clean-handed, legal, guiltless, innocent

  2. penal, punishableadjective

    subject to punishment by law

    "a penal offense"

    Synonyms:
    penal

    Antonyms:
    clean-handed, legal, innocent, guiltless

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "punishable":

    liable, repressed, prosecutable, reprehensible

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#5364liable
#21027penal
#28149punishable
#36585repressed
#58505reprehensible
#279519prosecutable

How to use punishable in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    That's right, and it's punishable by five years in prison ?

  2. John Yudichak:

    In the existing statute, evading arrest by operating a vehicle is a crime, struggling with an officer while being placed under arrest is a crime but evading arrest on foot that results in the death of a police officer is not a crime punishable under the current law.

  3. Christine Lambrecht:

    Taking photographs of deceased persons is not yet punishable. We close this gap now. We must spare the relatives the additional suffering of pictures of their deceased parents or children being spread around.

  4. Adam Rabati:

    We are running the risk of being accused of fornication punishable under the penal code.

  5. Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez:

    No, that's not on the agenda of the talks, these are citizens who are in jail for committing crimes that are punishable under Venezuelan law, and who also subjected Venezuela's population to terrorism.


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