HyperDic: castigate

English > 2 senses of the word castigate:
VERBcommunicationcastigate, chastise, objurgate, chasten, correctcensure severely
socialcastigateinflict severe punishment on
castigate > pronunciation
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English > castigate: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningcensure severely.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymschastise, objurgate, chasten, correct
Narrowerflamecriticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium
Broadercall on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, 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
Spanishcastigar, corregir, criticar, increpar, rectificar, reñir, reprender
Catalancastigar, increpar, punir
Nounscastigationverbal punishment
castigationa severe scolding
English > castigate: 2 senses > verb 2, social
Meaninginflict severe punishment on.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Broaderpunish, penalize, penaliseimpose a penalty on
Nounscastigationverbal punishment

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