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Turkish translation of “punish”

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punish

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈpʌnɪʃ/
B1 to make someone suffer because they have done something bad
cezalandırmak, ceza vermek
[often passive] They must be severely punished for these crimes.Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
Translations of “punish”
in Korean 벌주다, 처벌하다…
in Arabic يُعاقِب…
in French punir…
in Italian punire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 犯罪, 懲罰, 懲處(犯罪行為)…
in Russian наказывать…
in Polish karać…
in Spanish castigar…
in Portuguese punir…
in German bestrafen…
in Catalan castigar…
in Japanese ~を罰する, こらしめる, ~に罰を与える…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犯罪, 惩罚, 惩处(犯罪行为)…
(Definition of punish from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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