What does upbraid mean?

Definitions for upbraid
ʌpˈbreɪdup·braid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reproach, upbraid(verb)

    express criticism towards

    "The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. upbraid(Noun)

    The act of reproaching; contumely.

    Etymology: upbreiden, from upp + bregdan; bregða. See up, and braid .

  2. upbraid(Verb)

    To criticize severely.

    Etymology: upbreiden, from upp + bregdan; bregða. See up, and braid .

  3. upbraid(Verb)

    To charge with something wrong or disgraceful; to reproach; to cast something in the teeth of; -- followed by with or for, and formerly of, before the thing imputed.

    Etymology: upbreiden, from upp + bregdan; bregða. See up, and braid .

  4. upbraid(Verb)

    To reprove severely; to rebuke; to chide.

    Etymology: upbreiden, from upp + bregdan; bregða. See up, and braid .

  5. upbraid(Verb)

    To treat with contempt.

    Etymology: upbreiden, from upp + bregdan; bregða. See up, and braid .

  6. upbraid(Verb)

    To object or urge as a matter of reproach; to cast up; -- with to before the person.

    Etymology: upbreiden, from upp + bregdan; bregða. See up, and braid .

  7. upbraid(Verb)

    To utter upbraidings.

    Etymology: upbreiden, from upp + bregdan; bregða. See up, and braid .

  8. upbraid(Verb)

    To rise on the stomach; vomit; retch.

    Etymology: upbreiden, from upp + bregdan; bregða. See up, and braid .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upbraid(verb)

    to charge with something wrong or disgraceful; to reproach; to cast something in the teeth of; -- followed by with or for, and formerly of, before the thing imputed

  2. Upbraid(verb)

    to reprove severely; to rebuke; to chide

  3. Upbraid(verb)

    to treat with contempt

  4. Upbraid(verb)

    to object or urge as a matter of reproach; to cast up; -- with to before the person

  5. Upbraid(verb)

    to utter upbraidings

  6. Upbraid(noun)

    the act of reproaching; contumely

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upbraid

    up-brād′, v.t. to charge with something wrong or disgraceful: to reproach: to reprove severely.—v.i. to utter reproaches.—n. Upbraid′ing, a charging with something wrong: act of reproaching.—adv. Upbraid′ingly. [A.S. up, up, on, bregdan, to braid.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. upbraid

    Any officer or soldier who shall upbraid another for refusing a challenge, shall himself be punished as a challenger. See Appendix, Articles of War, 28.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upbraid in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upbraid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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