What is another word for censure?

Synonyms for censure
ˈsɛn ʃər

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term censure.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. censure, animadversion(noun)

    harsh criticism or disapproval

    Synonyms:
    animadversion, exclusion, excommunication

  2. excommunication, exclusion, censure(verb)

    the state of being excommunicated

    Synonyms:
    exception, ejection, excision, excommunication, riddance, animadversion, exclusion, expulsion, elision

  3. reprimand, censure, criminate(verb)

    rebuke formally

    Synonyms:
    accuse, scold, trounce, berate, lambast, bawl out, reproof, dress down, impeach, chide, lecture, chew up, call down, take to task, call on the carpet, rebuke, jaw, incriminate, reprimand, rag, remonstrate, have words, lambaste, chew out, criminate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. censure

    Arraign is an official word; a person accused of crime is arraigned when he is formally called into court, the indictment read to him, and the demand made of him to plead guilty or not guilty; in more extended use, to arraign is to call in question for fault in any formal, public, or official way. One may charge another with any fault, great or trifling, privately or publicly, formally or informally. Accuse is stronger than charge, suggesting more of the formal and criminal; a person may charge a friend with unkindness or neglect; he may accuse a tramp of stealing. Censure carries the idea of fault, but not of crime; it may be private and individual, or public and official. A judge, a president, or other officer of high rank may be impeached before the appropriate tribunal for high crimes; the veracity of a witness may be impeached by damaging evidence. A person of the highest character may be summoned as defendant in a civil suit; or he may be cited to answer as administrator, etc. Indict and arraign apply strictly to criminal proceedings, and only an alleged criminal is indicted or arraigned. One is indicted by the grand jury, and arraigned before the appropriate court.

    Synonyms:
    accuse, arraign, charge, cite, impeach, indict, prosecute, summon

    Antonyms:
    acquit, condone, discharge, excuse, exonerate, forgive, overlook, pardon, pardon, release, set free

    Preposition:
    Arraign at the bar, before the tribunal, of or for a crime; on or upon an indictment.

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. censure(n)

    Synonyms:
    reproof, reprehension, blame, reprimand, objurgation

  2. censure(v)

    Synonyms:
    reprove, rebuke, reprehend, upbraid, objurgate, chide, inveigh against

How to pronounce censure?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say censure in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#1453charge
#3974exception
#4316lecture
#7199blame
#7982cite
#9214exclusion
#14387jaw
#15448censorship
#15810rag
#21118condemn
#22556condemnation
#23638expulsion
#24028censored
#24818prosecute
#25600accuse
#28164censor
#29505summon
#31101distrust
#32649disapproval
#33872impeach
#35794excision
#36522ejection
#42143censure
#42903reproach
#43337mistrust
#44368reprimand
#45992rebuke
#49666riddance
#55997admonition
#73551scold
#77223indict
#89667excommunication
#95154stricture
#105484reproof
#112040incriminate
#116298berate
#118132reprobate
#126122chide
#128551reprove
#129495remonstrance
#144808trounce
#182208elision
#235554remonstrate
#244580upbraid
#284627lambaste
#297459arraign
#304391lambast
#307476criminate

How to use censure in a sentence?

  1. Leonardo DaVinci:

    You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand.

  2. Feltham:

    It is our follies that make our lives uncomfortable. Our errors of opinion, our cowardly fear of the world?s worthless censure, and our eagerness after unnecessary gold have hampered the way of virtue, and made it far more difficult than, in itself, it is.

  3. Judy Shelton:

    I don't censure what people say, every American -- even our President -- has the right to criticize the Federal Reserve.

  4. Plato:

    Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it.

  5. Richter:

    When anyone is modest, not after praise, but after censure, then he is really so.

Images & Illustrations of censure

  1. censure
    censure
    censure
    censure
    censure

Translations for censure

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for censure »

Translation

Find a translation for the censure synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these censure synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "censure." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 15 Jun 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/censure>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for censure?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following terms is not a synonym of "spread out"?
    • A. concentrated
    • B. circularise
    • C. unfold
    • D. dissipate

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for censure: