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Synonyms for berate
bɪˈreɪtbe·rate

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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, lambastverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. berateverb

    Synonyms:
    scold, chide, reprimand, rate

  2. berateverb

    Synonyms:
    ABUSE, vilify, defame

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. berateverb

    Synonyms:
    upbraid, rate, reprimand, censure

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How to use berate in a sentence?

  1. Buzz Bishop:

    There are not stereotypical gender roles in the house, i am an active and engaged parent and don't feel the need to berate masculinity into them.

  2. Fox News:

    Putin's Playbook : Russia's Secret Plan to Defeat America, allowing Putin to berate and discredit us in a solo press conference is quite a mistake for the President Biden administration. To give them that ability, China comes out on top.

  3. Rebekah Koffler:

    Allowing Putin to berate and discredit us in a solo press conference is quite a mistake for the Biden administration, to give them that ability, China comes out on top.

  4. Perry Brass:

    The lowest form of barbarism is smugly to berate someone for extending an act of kindness.

  5. Ted Dooley:

    Basically, we now all date one another. It’s safer that way. I have a group of friends who are all pretty conservative and we end up dating in the same circle. I didn’t think coming to the heart of the nation’s capital would be like this, but it’s a reality these days. it reflects the larger tone of our environment that extremists like (Rep.) Maxine Waters, (D-Calif.), are encouraging fringe extremists on the political left to verbally and physically berate those with differing opinions.


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    • A. Bring out
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