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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. censure severely or angrily;
- Example: "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"
- Example: "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"
- Example: "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
[syn: call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chide \Chide\ (ch[imac]d), v. t. [imp. Chid (ch[i^]d), or Chode (ch[imac]d Obs.); p. p. Chidden, Chid; p. pr. & vb. n. Chiding.] [AS. c[imac]dan; of unknown origin.] 1. To rebuke; to reprove; to scold; to find fault with. [1913 Webster] Upbraided, chid, and rated at. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To be noisy about; to chafe against. [1913 Webster] The sea that chides the banks of England. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To chide hither, To chide from, or To chide away, to cause to come, or to drive away, by scolding or reproof. Syn: To blame; rebuke; reprove; scold; censure; reproach; reprehend; reprimand. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chide \Chide\, v. i. 1. To utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily. [1913 Webster] Wherefore the people did chide with Moses. --Ex. xvii. 2. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a clamorous noise; to chafe. [1913 Webster] As doth a rock againts the chiding flood. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chide \Chide\, n. [AS. c[imac]d] A continuous noise or murmur. [1913 Webster] The chide of streams. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

chide v 1: censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup" [syn: call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "chide": admonish, berate, bring to book, call down, call to account, chastise, correct, have words with, lecture, lesson, objurgate, rate, rebuke, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, reprove, scold, set down, set straight, spank, straighten out, take down, take to task, tick off, upbraid




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