What is another word for Penalties?

108 synonyms found


[ pˈɛnə͡ltɪz], [ pˈɛnə‍ltɪz], [ p_ˈɛ_n_əl_t_ɪ_z]

Penalties are consequences or punishments imposed on someone for breaking a law, rule, or contractual obligation. There are various synonyms for penalties depending on the context and severity of the infraction. These include fines, sanctions, reprimands, disciplinary actions, restrictions, forfeits, damages, penalties, and retribution. Fines refer to monetary penalties, while sanctions entail restrictions on activities and privileges. Reprimands and disciplinary actions are administered to correct behavioral or performance issues. Restrictions, forfeits, and damages are imposed as consequences for contractual violations. Punishments like penalties and retribution are for offenses that break the law, and their severity is determined by the crime. Synonyms for penalties are used interchangeably, and the choice of a particular word is dependent on the situation at hand.

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Usage examples for Penalties

Postpone salvation to an indefinite future; make it no more than the escape from vaguely realised Penalties for sins which do not seem very hateful; and you may suppose that faith in theories can obtain this indulgence; an opinion may weigh against a misgiving.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
I say this, not for you, since in the high devotion of a noble purpose you are above all its Penalties; but I cannot endure to think that we should permit it.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
Please understand that the schoolroom has its Penalties.
"Girls of the Forest"
L. T. Meade

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