What does chide mean?

Definitions for chide
tʃaɪd; tʃɪd; ˈtʃɪd nchide

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, lambastverb

    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"


  1. chideverb

    to loudly admonish in blame; to angrily reproach

    Etymology: ċīdan, of uncertain origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chide

    to rebuke; to reprove; to scold; to find fault with

    Etymology: [AS. cd]

  2. Chide

    fig.: To be noisy about; to chafe against

    Etymology: [AS. cd]

  3. Chideverb

    to utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily

    Etymology: [AS. cd]

  4. Chideverb

    to make a clamorous noise; to chafe

    Etymology: [AS. cd]

  5. Chidenoun

    a continuous noise or murmur

    Etymology: [AS. cd]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chide

    chīd, v.t. to scold, rebuke, reprove by words: to be noisy about, as the sea.—v.i. to make a snarling, murmuring sound, as a dog or trumpet:—pr.p. chid′ing; pa.t. chid, (obs.) chōde; pa.p. chid, chidd′en.—ns. Chid′er (Shak.), a quarrelsome person; Chid′ing, scolding. [A.S. cídan.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chide in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
    • A. proprietary
    • B. occlusive
    • C. incumbent
    • D. soft-witted

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