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Chasten synonyms
chā'sən
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To lower in pride; make modest or humble in mind
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  1. To lower in pride; make modest or humble in mind
  2. To lower in condition, rank, or position; abase
  3. To cause to feel humble:
To cause (someone) to feel a loss of pride, dignity, or self-respect:
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  1. To cause (someone) to feel a loss of pride, dignity, or self-respect:
  2. To hurt the pride or dignity of by causing to be or seem foolish or contemptible; mortify
To overcome, quieten, or bring under control.
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  1. To overcome, quieten, or bring under control.
  2. To bring (a country) under control by force.
  3. To bring under control by physical force, persuasion, or other means; overcome:
(Archaic) To purify.
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  1. (Archaic) To purify.
  2. To punish, as for wrongdoing.
  3. To punish, esp. by beating
To punish or rebuke severely.
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  1. To punish or rebuke severely.
  2. To punish or rebuke severely, esp. by harsh public criticism
(Obs.) To overthrow
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  1. (Obs.) To overthrow
  2. To cause grievous physical or mental suffering to.
  3. To cause pain or suffering to; distress very much
To punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience.
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  1. To punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience.
  2. To impose order on:
  3. To subject to discipline; train; control
To hold back or keep in check; control:
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  1. To hold back or keep in check; control:
  2. To hold, fasten, or secure so as to prevent or limit movement:
  3. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way:
To express disapproval of (something done or said); censure
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  1. To express disapproval of (something done or said); censure
  2. To speak to in disapproval; rebuke
  3. To express disapproval to (someone); criticize:
To scold or rebuke severely
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  1. To scold or rebuke severely
  2. To rebuke or scold angrily and at length.
(Idiomatic) To lecture, berate, admonish, or hold somebody accountable for his or her actions.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To lecture, berate, admonish, or hold somebody accountable for his or her actions.
To rebuke severely or bitterly; censure sharply
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  1. To rebuke severely or bitterly; censure sharply
  2. To reprove sharply; reproach.
To express disapproval.
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  1. To express disapproval.
  2. To scold mildly so as to correct or improve; reprimand:
  3. To scold; now, usually, to reprove mildly
To accuse of and blame for a fault so as to make feel ashamed; rebuke; reprove
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  1. To accuse of and blame for a fault so as to make feel ashamed; rebuke; reprove
  2. To express disapproval of, criticism of, or disappointment in (someone).
  3. (Rare) To bring shame and disgrace upon; be a cause of discredit to
To reprimand or rebuke (a person)
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  1. To reprimand or rebuke (a person)
  2. To find fault with (something done); censure
  3. To reprove; censure.
To inform or remind, by way of a warning
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  1. To inform or remind, by way of a warning
  2. To remind (someone) of something forgotten or disregarded, as an obligation or a responsibility.
  3. To counsel (another) against something to be avoided or warn (that something is dangerous):
To blame or scold in a sharp way; reprimand
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  1. To blame or scold in a sharp way; reprimand
  2. (Obs.) To force back
  3. To express sharp criticism regarding (an act, for example):
To rebuke severely or formally
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  1. To rebuke severely or formally
  2. To reprove (someone) severely, especially in a formal or official way.
(Informal) To scold or reprove harshly; reprimand
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  1. (Informal) To scold or reprove harshly; reprimand
To chide vehemently; upbraid sharply; rebuke; berate
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  1. To chide vehemently; upbraid sharply; rebuke; berate
  2. To rebuke or scold strongly.
To punish, chastise, or afflict severely
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  1. To punish, chastise, or afflict severely
  2. To whip or flog
  3. To afflict with severe or widespread suffering and devastation; ravage.
To impose a handicap on; place at a disadvantage:
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  1. To impose a handicap on; place at a disadvantage:
  2. To impose a penalty on; specif., to subject to a handicap in a contest as penalty for the infraction of a rule
  3. To subject (a person) to a penalty, especially for infringement of a law or regulation.
To express harsh or angry disapproval to someone.
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  1. To express harsh or angry disapproval to someone.
  2. To reprimand or criticize harshly and usually angrily.
  3. To use abusive language habitually
To cook (something) with little or no moisture, as in an oven, over an open fire, or in hot embers
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  1. To cook (something) with little or no moisture, as in an oven, over an open fire, or in hot embers
  2. (Informal) To criticize severely or ridicule without mercy
  3. To honor at or subject to a roast.
To make fine or pure; free from impurities, dross, alloy, sediment, etc.; purify; clarify
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  1. To make fine or pure; free from impurities, dross, alloy, sediment, etc.; purify; clarify
  2. To become fine or pure; become free from impurities, etc.
  3. To use precise distinctions and subtlety in thought or speech.
To make or put right:
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  1. To make or put right:
  2. To adjust so as to meet a required standard or condition:
  3. To indicate or mark the errors in:
To melt (butter) and remove the water and milk solids
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  1. To melt (butter) and remove the water and milk solids
  2. To make or become easier to understand
  3. To become clear.
To make or put right:
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  1. To make or put right:
  2. To adjust so as to meet a required standard or condition:
  3. To indicate or mark the errors in:
Find another word for chasten. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for chasten, like: humble, humiliate, subdue, chastise, castigate, afflict, discipline, restrain, reprove, berate and take-to-task.