Synonyms of punishment in English:

punishment


See US English definition of punishment

See UK English definition of punishment

See Spanish definition of castigo

noun

1‘judicial ideology stresses the punishment of the guilty’

SYNONYMS
penalizing, punishing, disciplining
retribution, damnation
dated chastising, chastisement

2‘the teacher may impose reasonable punishments’

SYNONYMS
penalty, discipline, correction, retribution, penance, sentence, reward, one's just deserts, medicine, the price, the rap, requital, vengeance, justice, judgement, sanction
informal comeuppance
British jankers
dated chastisement

3‘both boxers gave and took punishment’

SYNONYMS
battering, thrashing, beating, thumping, pounding, pummelling, hammering, buffeting, drubbing
informal walloping, bashing, roughing up, hiding, belting

4‘domestic ovens are not constructed to take continual punishment’

SYNONYMS
maltreatment, mistreatment, ill treatment, abuse, ill use, rough handling, mishandling, manhandling
injury, damage, harm