Berate Synonyms and Antonyms

bĭ-rāt'

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Synonyms for Berate

To scold or condemn sharply
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To scold is to criticize, chastise or rebuke someone for something.
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To scold mildly so as to correct or improve; reprimand:
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Rebuke is defined as to scold, blame or criticize in a sharp way.
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Serving or tending to castigate.
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To express disapproval of (something done or said); censure
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Reprimand is defined as to severely or formally scold someone.
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To cause a blister to form on.
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To punish or rebuke severely.
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A fundamental property of the elementary particles of which matter is made that gives rise to attractive and repulsive forces. There are two kinds of charge: color charge and electric charge.
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(Idiomatic, US) To lecture, scold, reprimand, or rebuke.
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To declare to be guilty of wrongdoing; convict
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To feel loathing for; abhor.
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(Idiomatic) To deliver a loud, hard scolding or lecture; to reprimand.
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To ascertain the exact rate of the gain or loss of (a chronometer) as compared with true time.
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To rebuke, to reprimand, or to admonish, often in a harsh, direct way.
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Tending to execrate or cause execration.
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Strongly rebuking or scolding.
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Something that is cursed or loathed.
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Strong rebuke; strong scolding
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Criticism or invective which is sustained and considered to be overly harsh; the act of vituperating; abuse; severe censure; blame.
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To hurt or injure by maltreatment; ill-use:
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To indicate or mark the errors in:
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To denounce is defined as to take a public stand against something and make clear you don't like or are condemning it.
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To obtain or find by an action similar to digging:
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To damage in reputation; disgrace:
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Either of two bony or cartilaginous structures that in most vertebrate animals form the framework of the mouth, hold the teeth, and are used for biting and chewing food. The lower, movable part of the jaw is the mandible. The upper, fixed part is the maxilla.
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The definition of lambaste is to beat, or to scold or berate by yelling.
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To beat; flail:
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To scold, complain, or find fault constantly:
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To rebuke or scold strongly.
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Rail is defined as to speak or act bitterly or hatefully against.
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(--- Informal) To gain in abundance. Often used with in :
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To attack (someone) with abusive language.
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To reprimand loudly or harshly
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To subject to severe censure; excoriate.
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(Sports & Games) To achieve or gain in a game or contest:
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To hit or strike with great force.
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To reprove sharply; reproach.
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To use abusive or slanderous language about or of; calumniate; revile; defame
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To rebuke or criticize harshly or angrily; berate.
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(Idiomatic) To lecture, berate, admonish, or hold somebody accountable for his or her actions.
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Rag is defined as to tease, joke with or nag.
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To defeat decisively:
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To lecture is defined as to deliver a speech or to talk to someone about why he or she was wrong.
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(Idiomatic) To scold
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censure severely or angrily
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To present and urge reasons in opposition or complaint; protest; object; expostulate
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(Idiomatic) to ruin (especially land), by digging
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(Idiomatic, of one party, followed by with) To speak sternly, angrily, or in an argumentative manner to.
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Alternative form of lambaste.
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To blame is to point the finger at someone else and declare him/her responsible for a fault or wrong.
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Censure is defined as to criticize or judge in a harsh manner.
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To proof again.
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Antonyms for Berate

Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
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To call out or yell in order to catch the attention of:
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To present something to (a person) as an act of politeness or respect
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Words Related to Berate

To begin acting upon harmfully or destructively
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