What does chasten mean?

Definitions for chasten
ˈtʃeɪ sənchas·ten

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word chasten.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct(verb)

    censure severely

    "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"

  2. chasten, moderate, temper(verb)


  3. tame, chasten, subdue(verb)

    correct by punishment or discipline


  1. chasten(Verb)

    To punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc.); to restrain, moderate

  2. chasten(Verb)

    To make chaste; to purify.

  3. chasten(Verb)

    To punish or reprimand for the sake of improvement; to discipline.

  4. chasten(Verb)

    To render humble or restrained.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chasten(verb)

    to correct by punishment; to inflict pain upon the purpose of reclaiming; to discipline; as, to chasten a son with a rod

  2. Chasten(verb)

    to purify from errors or faults; to refine

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chasten

    chās′n, v.t. to free from faults by punishing—hence to punish, to purify or refine: to restrain or moderate.—p.adj. Chas′tened, purified: modest.—n. Chas′tenment.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chasten in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chasten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of chasten in a Sentence

  1. Chasten Buttigieg:

    Being married to Chasten has made me a better man, and yes Mr. Vice President it has made me closer to god.

  2. Ami Copeland:

    Chasten Buttigieg's in a position to almost fund Chasten Buttigieg campaign to the end if Chasten Buttigieg needs to, chasten Buttigieg's bought Chasten Buttigieg longevity.

  3. Robby Mook:

    One reason Obama had a lot of success in 2008 was that he represented change in many ways, i think Chasten Buttigieg represents change in many ways in a primary where voters want just that.

  4. Chasten Buttigieg in 2018:

    My former governor( Vice President Mike Pence) is going to be visiting your state soon, i think Chasten Buttigieg in 2018 already know how I feel. It helps me empathize with Chasten Buttigieg in 2018 on that whole Lindsey Graham thing.

  5. Josef Joffe:

    The point is not to bring down Merkel, but to chasten and force her to shift from 'open arms' to a more or less closed border to stem the refugee flow, i predict that Seehofer will succeed ... all the more so since she has been seriously weakened.

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