Part of speech:
To blame or scold in a sharp way; reprimand
(Archaic) To chasten
To scold is to criticize, chastise or rebuke someone for something.
To express strong disapproval of or criticize severely, especially in an official capacity:
To express disapproval of (something done or said); censure
(Psychology) The return for performance of a desired behavior; positive reinforcement.
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
To reprove sharply; reproach.
(Rare) To bring shame and disgrace upon; be a cause of discredit to
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 scold or rebuke severely
The definition of chasten is to restrain, tame or moderate, or to punish or discipline.
To subject to discipline; train; control
To lecture is defined as to deliver a speech or to talk to someone about why he or she was wrong.
To treat harshly or injuriously
To reject bluntly, often disdainfully; snub:
To reprove; censure.
To criticize for a fault or an offense
To perform as rap music:
To impose and collect a tax on (something).
The definition of admonition is advice or mild criticism.
Reproof is an expression of disapproval.
The act of reprehending; reproof or censure
Rag is defined as to tease, joke with or nag.
(Informal) To defeat soundly
(Slang) To talk, esp. in a boring or abusive way
To present and urge reasons in opposition or complaint; protest; object; expostulate
To analyze and judge as a critic
To give up resentment against or the desire to punish; stop being angry with; pardon
Find another word for reprimand. In this page you can discover 53 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reprimand, like: rebuke, chastise, scold, censure, reprove, reward, praise, forgiveness, upbraid, take-to-task and reproach.