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  ( punishes    3rd person present)   ( punishing    present participle)   ( punished    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   To punish someone means to make them suffer in some way because they have done something wrong.  
According to present law, the authorities can only punish smugglers with small fines...      V n  
Don't punish your child for being honest.      V n for n  
2       verb   To punish a crime means to punish anyone who commits that crime.  
The government voted to punish corruption in sport with up to four years in jail...      V n  
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1    beat, bring to book, cane, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, discipline, flog, give a lesson to, give (someone) the works     (slang)   lash, penalize, rap someone's knuckles, scourge, sentence, slap someone's wrist, throw the book at, whip  
2    abuse, batter, give (someone) a going-over     (informal)   harm, hurt, injure, knock about, maltreat, manhandle, misuse, oppress, rough up  

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punishing, punishable, punishment, push

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