HyperDic: amerce

English > 2 senses of the word amerce:
VERBsocialamercepunish with an arbitrary penalty
socialamercepunish by a fine imposed arbitrarily by the discretion of the court
English > amerce: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningpunish with an arbitrary penalty.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderpunish, penalize, penaliseimpose a penalty on
Similar toamercepunish by a fine imposed arbitrarily by the discretion of the court
Spanishimponer un castigo
Adjectivesamerciableof a crime or misdemeanor
English > amerce: 2 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningpunish by a fine imposed arbitrarily by the discretion of the court.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderticket, fineissue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
Similar toamercepunish with an arbitrary penalty
Adjectivesamerciableof a crime or misdemeanor
Nounsamercementmoney extracted as a penalty

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