What is the opposite of punish?

Need antonyms for punish? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Opposite of penalize for wrongdoing
Opposite of to punish or rebuke formally for an offense
“The Crown Prince presented the Emperor with a request to pardon criminals and heretics if the empress's life could be saved.”
Opposite of punish, especially by beating
Opposite of to inflict a penalty on for a fault or crime
“It is good practice to compliment a child when they have displayed good and honest behavior.”
Opposite of to wreak vengeance on
Opposite of to cause persistent suffering to
Opposite of inflict severe pain on
Opposite of to establish or apply as a charge or penalty
“The audits either rejected the inflated invoices or required the contractors to reimburse the money.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder
Watch and Learn

See Also

Nearby Words
6-letter Words Starting With
Find Antonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020