To express strong disapproval of or criticize severely, especially in an official capacity:
(Archaic) To chasten
Rebuke is defined as to scold, blame or criticize in a sharp way.
To inflict a penalty for (an offense).
The definition of admonish means to let someone know that you are not happy with his or her actions or to scold a person.
To strike with a violent blow; smash (in)
To scold or rebuke severely
The definition of chasten is to restrain, tame or moderate, or to punish or discipline.
To beat with a strap, stick, whip, etc., esp. as punishment
To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash.
To cause to undergo harm or loss:
To ream means to get the juice out of a citrus fruit.
To revise is to reconsider or change something.
To strike with sudden fear; alarm.
To criticize or denounce severely; excoriate.
To bring (land) under cultivation:
To strike or beat, especially repeatedly with a flail or stick.
Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
To give praise to; glorify.
To present something to (a person) as an act of politeness or respect
To correct is defined as to remove errors or to point out errors.
To impose a penalty on; specif., to subject to a handicap in a contest as penalty for the infraction of a rule
To criticize for a fault or an offense
To perform as rap music:
Reprimand is defined as to severely or formally scold someone.
To accuse of and blame for a fault so as to make feel ashamed; rebuke; reprove
To reprove is to criticize or scold someone.
To reprimand or criticize harshly and usually angrily.
To impose and collect a tax on (something).
To reprove sharply; reproach.
To give a reward to or for.
Find another word for castigate. In this page you can discover 44 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for castigate, like: censure, chastise, rebuke, punish, admonish, bash, berate, chasten, chide, criticize and flog.