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"
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-būk′, v.t. to check with reproof: to chide or reprove: (B.) to chasten.—n. direct reproof: reprimand: reprobation: (B.) chastisement: a severe check.—adjs. Rebūk′able; Rebuke′ful.—adv. Rebuke′fully.—n. Rebūk′er.—adv. Rebūk′ingly. [O. Fr. rebouquer (Fr. reboucher), from re-, back, bouque (Fr. bouche), the mouth—L. bucca, the cheek.]
The numerical value of rebuke in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of rebuke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We shouldn't question the President's faith, and I think that's kind of crazy. And if someone does, we should, I think, rebuke that.
Saenuri Party humbly accepts the result of the election, we failed to read the people's mind when the people were full of disappointment and rebuke.
What a powerful rebuke to the terrorists it will be when the world stands as one and shows that we will not be deterred from building a better future for our children.
It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer. motivational quotes
And He shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
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- esbroncada, reprendre, reganyar, reprensió, esbroncar, esbroncCatalan, Valencian
- výčitka, vyčítatCzech
- Tadel, tadeln, schimpfen, schelten, ausschimpfenGerman
- επίπληξη, αποπαίρνω, μομφήGreek
- reprochar, reprender, reprobar, reproche, reprensión, reprobación, regaño, retar, regañarSpanish
- انتقاد تندPersian
- moite, moittia, haukkua, sättiäFinnish
- réprimande, réprimander, gronder, reproche, reprocher, reprendre, désapprouverFrench
- spreagadh, spreagIrish
- troid, càin, achmhasan, cronaichScottish Gaelic
- rimbrotto, rimbrottare, reprimenda, esprimere il proprio disappunto, rimproverare, riprendere, disappunto, ammonimento, ammonire, rimprovero, richiamo, richiamareItalian
- 叱る, 叱責Japanese
- ლანძღვა, საყვედურობს, საყვედურიGeorgian
- berisping, berispen, verwijt, verwijtenDutch
- skarcić, zbesztanie, besztaćPolish
- repreensão, censura, criticar, crítica, repreender, censurarPortuguese
- mustra, certaRomanian
- упрёк, упрекнуть, делать выговор, отчитывать, ругать, отчитать, бранить, упрекать, выговор, укорRussian
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