penalty


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to penalty: death penalty
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for penalty

Synonyms for penalty

something, such as loss, pain, or confinement, imposed for wrongdoing

a sum of money levied as punishment for an offense

a coercive measure intended to ensure compliance or conformity

Synonyms for penalty

a payment required for not fulfilling a contract

the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition

Related Words

(games) a handicap or disadvantage that is imposed on a competitor (or a team) for an infraction of the rules of the game

References in periodicals archive ?
The size of the readmission penalties under HRRP continues to increase (from 2% in Fiscal Year 2014 to 3% in Fiscal Year 2015 and beyond) and the number of health conditions being tracked to assess the penalty is also expected to increase from pneumonia, AMI, and stroke, to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), elective total hip arthroplasty (THA), and total knee arthroplasty (TKA).
Penalty Pros normally sees a 200 to 300 percent increase in SERP visibility after the penalty is lifted.
Once that rollover took place, the only way for her to avoid the 10% penalty for a premature distribution was to qualify for one of the other exceptions listed under IRC section 72(t).
Form 2750 is a waiver form used to extend the SOL on assessment of the trust fund recovery penalty.
Pursuant to the DRA, states are required to institute a process for seeking a hardship waiver when the transfer penalty will result in a deprivation of medical care that would endanger the applicant's health or life.
Zidane provided France a seventh- minute lead, converting a penalty kick after Florent Malouda raced between Materazzi and Fabio Cannavaro and tumbled to the turf.
This is a book that contains too much: extensive legal arguments, accounts of Prejean's activism, recycled material from Dead Man Walking, a chronicle of that book's success, and descriptions of death penalty developments in the last twelve years.
The order requires The Bank to pay a civil money penalty of $46,050, which will be remitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for deposit into the National Flood Mitigation Fund.
Ever since I first accompanied a man to his execution in 1984, I had wanted to speak to the pope about the death penalty.
A penalty equal to 50 percent of the interest from the original due date through March 31, 2005 for amounts that become due and payable after March 31, 2005.
Ryan began to doubt the fairness of the death penalty in 1998 when Northwestern University Professor David Protess, investigator Paul Ciolino, and a team of journal-ism students proved Anthony Porter's innocence 48 hours before his scheduled execution.
If someone has good credit, [they] may be offered a much lower interest rate in exchange for the prepayment penalty.
Correction: The claim that the death penalty unfairly impacts blacks and minorities is a deliberate fraud.