HyperDic: berate

English > 1 sense of the word berate:
VERBcommunicationberate, call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambastcensure severely or angrily
berate > pronunciation
Soundsbihrey't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > berate: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningcensure severely or angrily.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot berate Sue
Synonymscall on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, 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

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