Definition of Penalty:

  1. A punishment imposed for breaking a law, rule, or contract.

  2. Punishment (usually a specified sum) imposed for wrongdoing.

  3. (in sports and games) a disadvantage or handicap imposed on a player or team, typically for infringement of rules.

Synonyms of Penalty

Punishment, Sanction, Punitive action, Retribution, Penance, Abatement, Acquittal, Agio, Allowance, Amercement, Bank discount, Breakage, Burden, Burthen, Cargo, Cash discount, Castigation, Chain discount, Charge, Charge-off, Chastening, Chastisement, Concession, Condemnation, Condign punishment, Correction, Cross, Cumbrance, Cut, Deadweight, Decision, Deduction, Depreciation, Deserts, Difficulty, Disadvantage, Disciplinary measures, Discipline, Discount, Drawback, Embarrassment, Encumbrance, Ferule, Fine, Forfeit, Freight, Hamper, Handicap, Impediment, Impedimenta, Imposition, Imprisonment, Incarceration, Inconvenience, Infliction, Judgment, Judicial punishment, Kickback, Landmark decision, Load, Lumber, Mulct, Nemesis, Onus, Pack, Pains, Pains and punishments, Pay, Payment, Penal retribution, Penalty clause, Penance, Penology, Percentage, Premium, Price, Price reduction, Price-cut, Punishment, Punition, Rebate, Rebatement, Reduction, Refund, Retribution, Retributive justice, Rollback, Salvage, Scourge, Sentence, Setoff, Tare, Time discount, Trade discount, Tret, Trouble, Underselling, Verdict, Weight, Well-deserved punishment, What-for, White elephant, Write-off

How to use Penalty in a sentence?

  1. The charge carries a maximum penalty of ten years imprisonment.
  2. The officials, from the same habitus as the runners, control the sport and impose penalties when they detect infringements of the rules.

Meaning of Penalty & Penalty Definition


How To Define Penalty?

Warranty obligations

The liability limit or maximum insured value of the security issuing company (security).

Meanings of Penalty

  1. Penalties for violating laws, regulations or agreements.

  2. A disability or disability imposed on a player or team (in sports and games), usually by breaking the rules.

Sentences of Penalty

  1. The charge carries a maximum sentence of ten years in prison

  2. Officials familiar with the runners oversee the game and impose sanctions if they violate the rules.


How Do You Define Penalty?

Meaning of Penalty: Late registration and late payment fees will be included in your tax bill. The IRS may also charge interest on late tax payments.

Different government regulations have different provisions that prohibit taxpayers (taxpayers of all types) from failing to take certain actions or omitting important information about tax returns.