English translation of 'दंड'
mn/danda, dand, dnda, dnd, danDa, danD, dnDa, dnD, danḍa, danḍ, dnḍa, dnḍ/
1. penalty countable noun
A penalty is a punishment for doing something which is against a law or rule.
The death penalty for murder was abolished here in 1969.
2. punishment variable noun
A punishment is a particular way of punishing someone.
The usual punishment is a fine of £100.
3. punishment uncountable noun
Punishment is the act of punishing someone or being punished.
The man is guilty and deserves punishment.
4. retribution uncountable noun
Retribution is punishment for a crime.[formal]
It is important to remember that retribution is not the same as justice.
5. sanction countable noun
A sanction is a severe course of action which is intended to make people obey the law.
The ultimate sanction of most employers is to fire an employee.
6. sentence variable noun
In a law court, a sentence is the punishment that a person receives after they have been found guilty of a crime.
He served a prison sentence for bank robbery.
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Translation of दंड from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary