HyperDic: chasten

English > 3 senses of the word chasten:
VERBcommunicationchasten, chastise, castigate, objurgate, correctcensure severely
changechasten, temperrestrain
changechasten, tame, subduecorrect by punishment or discipline
chasten > pronunciation
Soundschey'sahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > chasten: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningcensure severely.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymschastise, castigate, objurgate, 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
English > chasten: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningrestrain.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymtemper
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishatemperar, castigar, corregir, moderar, temperar
Catalanmoderar, temperar
English > chasten: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningcorrect by punishment or discipline.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymstame, subdue
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishamansar, doblegar, domar

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