Definition of Reprimand in English :

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1. rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval

an act or expression of criticism and censure

Example Sentences:
'he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face'


2. censure, criminate, reprimand

rebuke formally

3. bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, take to task, trounce

censure severely or angrily

Example Sentences:
'The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car'
'The deputy ragged the Prime Minister'
'The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of reprimand
a reproof or formal admonition; rebuke
2. (transitive)
to admonish or rebuke, esp formally; reprove

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see synonyms of reprimand
a severe or formal rebuke, esp. by a person in authority
verb transitive
to rebuke severely or formally

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see synonyms of reprimand
tr.v. rep·ri·mand·ed, rep·ri·mand·ing, rep·ri·mands
To reprove (someone) severely, especially in a formal or official way. See Synonyms at admonish.
A severe, formal, or official rebuke or censure.

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