Synonyms for death penalty
- capital punishment
- death sentence
- death warrant
- judicial execution
- judicial murder
- legalized killing
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEATH PENALTY
By a decree of the 5th of September the death penalty itself was imposed.
But I, for one, would hate to see him given the death penalty.
Execution by electricity has been the death penalty since 1898.
In the National Assembly he advocated the abolition of the death penalty.
Nearly all the goldsmiths and moneyers escaped the death penalty.
In the Old Testament, the death penalty was attached to hundreds of offenses.
A majority much larger than before voted for the death penalty.
The execution of the death penalty is an impressive if barbarous ceremony.
Guiteau was condemned to death and suffered the death penalty.
After this time came a reaction against the death penalty for theft.