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 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.
To give praise to; glorify.
Find another word for castigate. In this page you can discover 49 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for castigate, like: censure, criticize, chastise, rebuke, punish, admonish, bash, berate, chasten, chide and flog.