Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Korean translation of punish

See all translations

punish

verb
 
/ˈpʌn·ɪʃ/
B1 to make someone suffer because they have done something bad
벌주다, 처벌하다
They must be severely punished for these crimes.
Translations of “punish”
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 Turkish cezalandırmak, ceza vermek…
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 English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “punish” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More