Definitions for reprimandˈrɛp rəˌmænd, -ˌmɑnd
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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"
reprimand, censure, criminate(verb)
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"
A severe, formal or official reproof; reprehension, rebuke, private or public.
To reprove in a formal or official way.
Origin: From réprimande, from réprimer.
severe or formal reproof; reprehension, private or public
to reprove severely; to reprehend; to chide for a fault; to consure formally
to reprove publicly and officially, in execution of a sentence; as, the court ordered him to be reprimanded
Origin: [F. rprimande, fr. L. reprimendus, reprimenda, that is to be checked or suppressed, fr. reprimere to check, repress; pref. re- re + premere to press. See Press, and cf. Repress.]
A reprimand is a severe, formal or official reproof. Reprimanding takes in different forms in different legal systems depending on country or, in the United States, state. A reprimand may be issued by a government agency, an employer or a governing board.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Oh, I'm supposed to reprimand the man. Who was the man that said that? I have to reprimand.
I never reprimand a boy in the evening-darkness and a troubled mind are a poor combination.
Reprimand not a child immediately on the offence. Wait till the irritation has been replaced by serenity.
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- Zurechtweisung, Maßregelung, zurechtweisen, maßregelnGerman
- reprender, reprimir, reprimendaSpanish
- nuhtelu, ojennus, nuhdella, ojentaaFinnish
- semonce, semoncer, réprimander, réprimandeFrench
- נזיפה, נזףHebrew
- richiamo, reprimenda, rimprovero, rimproverare, appuntoItalian
- укорува, укорMacedonian
- refs, reprimande, refseNorwegian
- reprimir, repreenderPortuguese
- выговор, взысканиеRussian
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