HyperDic: rebuke

English > 2 senses of the word rebuke:
NOUNcommunicationrebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimandan act or expression of criticism and censure
VERBcommunicationrebuke, call on the carpet, take to task, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambastcensure severely or angrily
rebuke > pronunciation
Soundsrihbyuw'k; riybyuw'k
Rhymesarchduke ... Wouk: 14 rhymes with uwk...
English > rebuke: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn act or expression of criticism and censure.
Example"he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"
Synonymsreproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand
Narroweradmonition, admonishment, monitionA firm rebuke
berating, blowing upA severe rebuke
castigation, earful, bawling out, chewing out, upbraiding, going-over, dressing downA severe scolding
chiding, scolding, objurgation, tongue-lashingrebuking a person harshly
correction, chastening, chastisementA rebuke for making a mistake
lecture, speech, talking toA lengthy rebuke
reproachA mild rebuke or criticism
riot actA vigorous reprimand
what forA strong reprimand
Broadercriticism, unfavorable judgmentdisapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
Spanishregaño, reprensión, reprimenda, reprobación, reproche, salmorejo
Catalanadmonició, amonestació, regany, reprensió, reprimenda, reprovació, retret
Verbsrebukecensure severely or angrily
English > rebuke: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningcensure severely or angrily.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot rebuke Sue
Synonymscall on the carpet, take to task, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast
Narrowerchastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correctcensure severely
tell off, brush downreprimand
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanishamonestar, censurar, criticar, dar una paliza, discutir, echar una reprimenda, increpar, llamar la atención, poner verde, rechazar, reconvenir, regañar, reñir, reprender a gritos, reprender, reprimir, reprobar, reprochar, retar, tener unas palabras, vociferar
Catalanamonestar, increpar, reganyar, renyar, reprendre
Nounsrebukean act or expression of criticism and censure
rebukersomeone who finds fault or imputes blame

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