Synonyms for punishable

Synonyms for (adj) punishable

Synonyms: punishable

Definition: liable to or deserving punishment

Usage: punishable offenses

Similar words: guilty

Definition: responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act

Usage: guilty of murder; the guilty person; secret guilty deeds

Synonyms: penal, punishable

Definition: subject to punishment by law

Usage: a penal offense

Similar words: illegal

Definition: prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules

Usage: an illegal chess move

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