Definitions for rebukerɪˈbyuk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
re•bukerɪˈbyuk(v.; n.)-buked, -buk•ing
(v.t.)to express sharp, stern disapproval of; reprove; reprimand.
(n.)a sharp reproof; reprimand.
Origin of rebuke:
1275–1325; < AF rebuker (OF rebuchier) to beat back
rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand(verb)
an act or expression of criticism and censure
"he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to criticize sb for sth they said or did
She rebuked her daughter for being rude.; a harsh rebuke
A harsh criticism.
To criticise harshly; to reprove.
Origin: From rebuken, from rebuker, from re- + *, buchier, buschier, from busche, from buska, of origin, from Old , , from buskaz. More at re-, bush.
to check, silence, or put down, with reproof; to restrain by expression of disapprobation; to reprehend sharply and summarily; to chide; to reprove; to admonish
a direct and pointed reproof; a reprimand; also, chastisement; punishment
In English law and the canon law of the Church of England, a rebuke is a censure on a member of the clergy. It is the least severe censure available against clergy of the Church of England, less severe than a monition. A rebuke can be given in person by a bishop or by an ecclesiastical court.
Translations for rebuke
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(stern) words spoken to a person, because he has done wrong.
- تَوْبيخ، تَأنيبArabic
- repreenderPortuguese (BR)
- der RüffelGerman
- ukoriti, izgrditiCroatian
- ávítur, ofanígjöfIcelandic
- rājiens; pārmetumsLatvian
- kata-kata marahMalay
- reprimande, irettesettelseNorwegian
- reprymenda, naganaPolish
- admonestare, dojanăRomanian
- выговор, нагоняйRussian
- výčitka, pokarhanieSlovak
- tillrättavisning, reprimandSwedish
- การดุด่า; ตำหนิThai
- 斥責Chinese (Trad.)
- догана; докірUkrainian
- lời quở tráchVietnamese
- 斥责，谴责Chinese (Simp.)
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