mulct (Meaning)

Wordnet

mulct (n)

money extracted as a penalty

Wordnet

mulct (v)

deprive of by deceit

impose a fine on

Webster

mulct (n.)

A fine or penalty, esp. a pecuniary punishment or penalty.

A blemish or defect.

Webster

mulct (v. t.)

To punish for an offense or misdemeanor by imposing a fine or forfeiture, esp. a pecuniary fine; to fine.

Hence, to deprive of; to withhold by way of punishment or discipline.

mulct Sentence Examples

  1. The company was mulcted billions of dollars in antitrust fines.
  2. The government mulcted the wealthy citizen for tax evasion.
  3. The judge mulcted the defendant a hefty penalty for their misconduct.
  4. The charity was mulcted of its funds by a fraudulent scheme.
  5. The insurance company mulcted the policyholder an exorbitant sum.
  6. The school mulcted the students for tardiness and absence.
  7. The landlord mulcted the tenants with excessive rent increases.
  8. The traffic cop mulcted the driver with an unwarranted ticket.
  9. The sports official mulcted the team with a hefty fine for unsportsmanlike conduct.
  10. The tax authorities mulcted the taxpayer for failing to declare their full income.

FAQs About the word mulct

money extracted as a penalty, deprive of by deceit, impose a fine onA fine or penalty, esp. a pecuniary punishment or penalty., A blemish or defect., To punish

damages, fine,penalty,forfeiture, compensation, forfeit, assessment,indemnity, reparations, award

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The company was mulcted billions of dollars in antitrust fines.

The government mulcted the wealthy citizen for tax evasion.

The judge mulcted the defendant a hefty penalty for their misconduct.

The charity was mulcted of its funds by a fraudulent scheme.