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Synonyms for berate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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(verb)

    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"

    manducate, get at, reproof, censure, chide, bait, rile, lash, dun, cod, razz, chit-chat, crucify, grouch, bedevil, reprimand, lambaste, devil, gossip, get to, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, criminate, chew out, yap away, beat, arouse, cane, trounce, tease, taunt, bring up, slash, lecture, raise, conjure, nark, natter, grumble, rag, crush, confab, rattle on, torment, ride, chew up, irritate, tantalize, underdress, strap, chew, rally, claver, flog, remonstrate, chat, vanquish, yack, chitchat, whip, confabulate, call forth, jaw, talk, rebuke, invoke, nettle, vex, call down, evoke, lambast, yack away, bother, gravel, shoot the breeze, stir, take to task, chaffer, welt, lather, bawl out, point out, dress down, visit, call on the carpet, twit, masticate, chatter, beat out, have words, chew the fat, chafe, scold, shell, conjure up, put forward

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. berate(v. a.)

    scold, chide, reprimand, rate

  2. berate(v. a.)

    ABUSE, vilify, defame

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  • سَبَّ, شَاتَمَ, لَحَا, شَتَمَArabic
  • ругаяBulgarian
  • ausschelten, ausschimpfen, beschimpfen, scheltenGerman
  • reprender, vituperarSpanish
  • سرزنش کردنPersian
  • nuhdella, läksyttääFinnish
  • admonester, fustiger, réprimanderFrench
  • szid, megszid, lehord, korholHungarian
  • rimproverare, riprendere, redarguire, ammonire, sgridare, richiamareItalian
  • ガミガミ叱る, 難詰, しかる, 痛罵Japanese
  • skjelleNorwegian
  • certare, admonestareRomanian
  • ругать, бранить, поноситьRussian
  • izgrditi, ukoritiSerbo-Croatian
  • paylamak, azarlamak, fırça atmak, haşlamakTurkish
  • بریٹUrdu

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