Definitions for reproachrɪˈproʊtʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reproach(noun)

    a mild rebuke or criticism

    "words of reproach"

  2. reproach(verb)

    disgrace or shame

    "he brought reproach upon his family"

  3. reproach, upbraid(verb)

    express criticism towards

    "The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior"


  1. reproach(Noun)

    A mild rebuke, or an implied criticism.

  2. reproach(Noun)

    Disgrace or shame.

  3. reproach(Verb)

    To criticize or rebuke someone.

  4. reproach(Verb)

    To disgrace, or bring shame upon someone.

  5. Origin: reprochier (Modern reprocher).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reproach(verb)

    to come back to, or come home to, as a matter of blame; to bring shame or disgrace upon; to disgrace

  2. Reproach(verb)

    to attribute blame to; to allege something disgraceful against; to charge with a fault; to censure severely or contemptuously; to upbraid

  3. Reproach

    the act of reproaching; censure mingled with contempt; contumelious or opprobrious language toward any person; abusive reflections; as, severe reproach

  4. Reproach

    a cause of blame or censure; shame; disgrace

  5. Reproach

    an object of blame, censure, scorn, or derision

Editors Contribution

  1. reproach

    calling one to account for something done or said

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • výtka, výčitka, kárat, vyčítat, hanbaCzech
  • edliwWelsh
  • bebrejdelse, bebrejdeDanish
  • Vorwurf, vorwerfen, SchandeGerman
  • riproĉiEsperanto
  • reproche, reprochar, juzgar, avergonzar, vergüenzaSpanish
  • moiteFinnish
  • reproche, reprocher, opprobreFrench
  • càineadh, cronaich, trod, càin, cronachadh, troid, achmhasan, masladhScottish Gaelic
  • szemrehányást tesz, szégyen, megszégyenít, szemrehányásHungarian
  • հանդիմանելArmenian
  • reprimenda, richiamare, infamare, richiamo, infamia, riprendere, rimbrotto, rimbrottare, appunto, vergogna, rimprovero, rimproverare, svergognare, riprovevoleItalian
  • תוכחהHebrew
  • bebreide, bebreidelseNorwegian
  • beschamen, berisping, schaamte, berispen, schandeDutch
  • bebreideNorwegian Nynorsk
  • bebreidelseNorwegian
  • zarzut, zarzucać, hańbaPolish
  • admoestação, reprochar, reproche, reprimenda, vergonhaPortuguese
  • reproș, reproșa, imputaRomanian
  • упрекать, укор, укорять, упрёк, позорRussian
  • sramota, blamažaSerbo-Croatian
  • klandra, förebråSwedish
  • 责备Chinese

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