Definition of Punishable

1. Adjective. Liable to or deserving punishment. "Punishable offenses"

Similar to: Guilty



2. Adjective. Subject to punishment by law. "A penal offense"
Exact synonyms: Penal
Similar to: Illegal

Definition of Punishable

1. a. Deserving of, or liable to, punishment; capable of being punished by law or right; -- said of person or offenses.

Definition of Punishable

1. Adjective. Able to be punished; appropriate for punishment. ¹

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Definition of Punishable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punishable

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Literary usage of Punishable

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1. Commentaries on the Roman-Dutch Law by Simon van Leeuwen (1820)
"Heavy Punishment for the Murder (if Prince William. ther punishable, and under what ... Of common Falsification or Forgery; and in what Manner punishable. ..."

2. The Penal Code of California by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch, John H. McKune (1872)
"Acts madc punishable by different provisions of this Code. 655. A.cts punishable under foreign law. 656. Foreign conviction or acquittal. 657. ..."

3. The Law of Libel and Slander in Civil and Criminal Cases: As Administered in by Martin L. Newell (1898)
"Degrees of the Offense— Words Imputing Offenses punishable by Fines and Penalties Only.— If the offense imputed be punishable by a fine or penalty, ..."

4. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"punishable. The word "punishable," as used In statutes which declare that certain offenses are punishable In a certain way, means liable to be punished in ..."

5. The Mirrour of Justices: Written Originally in the Old French, Long Before by Andrew Horne, Anthony Fitzherbert (1903)
"Defaults punishable. DEFAULTS are punishable many ways. In appeals of felony they are punishable by outlawry; which judgment is such, that after that any ..."

6. American Law and Procedure by James Parker Hall, James De Witt Andrews (1910)
"Commission of offense punishable by Act. The Act has made it a criminal offense, punishable by imprisonment for two years, for a person knowingly and ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The Penal Code makes it a misdemeanour, punishable by a fine of $200 or by imprisonment for ninety ..."

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