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Dictionary English German: [punishment]

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English German
stiff {adj} [punishment etc.]
15
schwer [Strafe etc.]
exemplary {adj} [of a punishment]
10
abschreckend
exemplary {adj} [of a punishment]warnend
light {adj} [punishment]mild / milde
Verbs
to spare sb./sth. [from harm, punishment etc.]
1861
jdn./etw. verschonen
to inflict sth. [punishment, fine]
443
etw. verhängen [Strafe, Geldstrafe]
to suffer [as punishment, in hell etc.]
117
büßen
to give sb. sth. [e.g. punishment]
40
jdm. etw. aufbrummen [ugs.] [auferlegen]
to ban [fig., political: of trade with terrorist regimes, of corporal punishment, etc.]
38
ächten [fig.] [verbieten]
to birch sb. [punishment using a birch stick]
36
jdn. züchtigen [geh.]
to thrash sb. [corporal punishment]
27
jdn. vermöbeln [ugs.] [als Strafe]
hist. to decimate [military punishment for mutinous soldiers]
23
[jeden zehnten Mann töten lassen]
to restore [capital punishment etc.]
22
wiedereinführen
Nouns
sanction [punishment]
437
Strafmaßnahme {f}
hist. law stake [punishment of death by burning]
268
Scheiterhaufen {m}
law fine [financial punishment]
167
Ordnungsstrafe {f}
pol. ban [fig., political: of trade with terrorist regimes, of corporal punishment, etc.]
27
Ächtung {f} [fig., politisch: Verbot]
law sentence [punishment, fine]
21
Strafsatz {m}
educ. lines {pl} [school punishment]
19
Strafarbeit {f} [einen Satz zur Strafe x-mal schreiben]
relig. penance [punishment undergone in token of penitence]
19
Bußübung {f}
correction [by corporal punishment] [obs.]
15
Züchtigung {f}
correction [punishment]
14
Zucht {f} [Züchtigung]
rod [instrument of punishment] [also fig.]
8
Zuchtrute {f} [Stock zum Schlagen] [auch fig.]
educ. hist. law [punishment in German universities and schools in which students were detained in 'Karzer' (on-site prison cells)]
5
Karzerstrafe {f}
law [right of the state to inflict punishment]
5
Strafanspruch {m}
hist. [having to kneel on the edge of a triangular piece of wood as punishment]Scheitelknien {n}
educ. hist. cane [as a tool for punishment]Rohrstaberl {n} [österr.] [ugs.] [Rohrstock]
caning [corporal punishment]Verprügeln {n}
hanging [form of capital punishment]Henken {n} [veraltet] [Aufhängen am Galgen, Hinrichtung durch den Strang]
hist. law the stocks {pl} [treated as sg. or pl.] [instrument of punishment](der) Schandstock {m} [Fußblock]
hist. the stocks {pl} [treated as sg. or pl.] [instrument of punishment](der) Stock {m} [Fußblock]
victimization [selective punishment]gezielte Bestrafung {f}
2 Words: Others
richly deserved {adj} [victory, punishment, holiday / vacation, etc.]hochverdient [Sieg, Strafe, Urlaub etc.]
2 Words: Verbs
med. pharm. to administer sth. (to sb.) [a remedy or drug; hum. also: a punishment](jdm.) etw.Akk. verabfolgen [veraltend] [verabreichen] [ein Medikament; hum. auch: eine Tracht Prügel etc.]
to administer sth. to sb. [punishment]etw. über jdn. verhängen [Strafe etc.]
to ask for sth. [punishment, trouble etc.]etw. herausfordern [Strafe etc.]
educ. to give sb. lines [Br.] [written punishment]jdm. eine Strafarbeit aufgeben
admin. law to hand out sth. [set legal punishment]etw. verhängen [Strafe]
to mete out sth. [esp. punishment]etw.Akk. austeilen [bes. Strafen, Sanktionen]
2 Words: Nouns
idiom just deserts {pl} [punishment etc.]wohlverdiente Strafe {f}
educ. school punishment [punishment used in schools]Schulstrafe {f}
hist. mil. swagger stick [stick of non-commissioned officers in German forces of the 18th and 19th centuries used for punishment of soldiers]Korporalsstock {m}
3 Words: Verbs
to get off with sth. [light punishment, minor injury]mit etw. davonkommen
to have had sth. coming [e.g. punishment]etw.Akk. verdient haben [Strafe, Unglück etc.]
to show no mercy [with punishment]keine Nachsicht kennen [bei Strafen]
3 Words: Nouns
hist. place of execution [capital punishment]Richtstätte {f} [geh.]
4 Words: Verbs
to get what one deserves [just punishment]seine gerechte Strafe erhalten
5+ Words: Others
I had it coming (to me). [deserving of punishment, etc.]Ich habe es verdient. [Strafe, Ohrfeige, Tadel]
5+ Words: Verbs
to be on bread and water [former prison punishment diet]bei Wasser und Brot sein
5+ Words: Nouns
a month on bread and water [former prison punishment diet]ein Monat {m} bei Wasser und Brot
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