inflict a penalty

inflict a penalty
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • inflict a penalty on — index convict Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inflict a penalty — impose a punishment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inflict a penalty upon — index fine Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Inflict — In*flict , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inflicted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inflicting}.] [L. inflictus, p. p. of infligere to strike on, to inflict; pref. in in, on + fligere to strike. Cf. {Flail}.] To give, cause, or produce by striking, or as if by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inflict — I verb administer a penalty, administer punishment, agitate, agonize, apply, beset, bring about, bring upon, burden, cause, cause to suffer, coerce, commit, deal, disquiet, distress, enforce, force, force upon, give pain, harass, harm, hurt,… …   Law dictionary

  • inflict penalty — index condemn (punish), discipline (punish), punish, sentence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inflict — verb 1 (T) to make someone suffer something unpleasant: The judge inflicted the severest possible penalty. | inflict sth on/upon sb: He inflicted a great deal of suffering on his wife and children. 2 inflict yourself on humorous to visit or be… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • inflict — v.tr. (usu. foll. by on, upon) 1 administer, deal (a stroke, wound, defeat, etc.). 2 (also refl.) often joc. impose (suffering, a penalty, oneself, one s company, etc.) on (shall not inflict myself on you any longer). Derivatives: inflictable adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Capital Punishment (Death Penalty) —     Capital Punishment     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Capital Punishment     The infliction by due legal process of the penalty of death as a punishment for crime.     The Latins use the word capitalis (from caput, head) to describe that which… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • impose a penalty — I verb bring to account, discipline, exact a penalty, execute a sentence, fine, inflict punishment, levy, penalize, punish, rebuke, reprimand, subject to penalty, subject to punishment associated concepts: judgment, sentence II index condemn ( …   Law dictionary

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