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reprimand

Synonyms of reprimand in English:

verb

  • 1 was it really necessary to reprimand him in public?
    informal come down on, give someone a talking-to, tell off, dress down, give someone a dressing-down, give someone an earful, give someone a roasting, rap over the knuckles, rap, slap someone's wrist, bawl out, lay into, lace into, blast, give someone what for, chew out, ream out
    formal castigate
    [Antonyms] praise
  • noun

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  • 1 they received a severe reprimand
    [Antonyms] commendation
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