What is another word for fines?

Pronunciation: [fˈa͡ɪnz] (IPA)

There are many synonyms for the word "fines" including penalties, sanctions, forfeitures, fees, charges, assessments, levies, dues, or payments. Fines are generally imposed on individuals or organizations for violating laws or regulations. Penalties are similar to fines but are often more severe and have a greater impact on the offender. Sanctions are a set of penalties or restrictions imposed by a government or international organization. Forfeitures are often associated with criminal activity and involve the confiscation of property or assets. Fees are charges levied by a government or organization for specific services. Assessments and levies are often used to collect taxes or fund special projects. Dues and payments are typically associated with membership fees or contractual obligations.

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Usage examples for Fines

I think the fines were imposed on these six men in order to try to stop them from going there; but it did not have that effect, and it was not attempted again.
"Second Shetland Truck System Report"
William Guthrie
4484. Have you understood that you were liable to pay such fines?
"Second Shetland Truck System Report"
William Guthrie
4483. Have you ever paid any fines or liberty money for yourself or for any of your family?
"Second Shetland Truck System Report"
William Guthrie

Famous quotes with Fines

  • The Crime Victims Fund is distributed to service providers who assist millions of crime victims annually throughout our communities in a host of ways. It is paid for by fines levied on criminals, not taxpayers.
    Jim Costa
  • The facts are the vice president's company that he was CEO of, that did business with sworn enemies of the United States, paid millions of dollars in fines for providing false financial information, it's under investigation for bribing foreign officials.
    John Edwards
  • In addition to fines, violators of decency standards could be required to air public service announcements serving educational and informational needs of children.
    Charles W. Pickering
  • Strict justice would demand total confiscation of your property, personal imprisonment and fines.
    Zebulon Pike
  • Some of the money from the senior players goes to helping out the younger kids. It is from the players' pool, the fines for being late and so on. Some will go to something like the tsunami appeal and some to helping out young players.
    John Terry

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