Definitions of penal:
  • adjective:   subject to punishment by law
    Example: "A penal offense"
  • adjective:   serving as or designed to impose punishment
    Example: "Penal servitude"
  • adjective:   of or relating to punishment
    Example: "Penal reform"

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