Definition of Reprimand

1. Noun. An act or expression of criticism and censure. "He had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"




2. Verb. Rebuke formally.
Exact synonyms: Censure, Criminate
Generic synonyms: Criticise, Criticize, Knock, Pick Apart
Specialized synonyms: Animadvert
Derivative terms: Censure

3. Verb. Censure severely or angrily. "Sam cannot reprimand Sue "; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"

Definition of Reprimand

1. n. Severe or formal reproof; reprehension, private or public.

2. v. t. To reprove severely; to reprehend; to chide for a fault; to consure formally.

Definition of Reprimand

1. Noun. A severe, formal or official reproof; reprehension, rebuke, private or public. ¹

2. Verb. To reprove in a formal or official way. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reprimand

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reprimand

repreve
repreves
reprice
repriced
reprices
repricing
repricings
repriefe
repriefes
reprieval
reprievals
reprieve
reprieved
reprieves
reprieving
reprimand (current term)
reprimandable
reprimanded
reprimander
reprimanders
reprimanding
reprimands
reprime
reprimed
reprimer
reprimers
reprimes
repriming
reprint
reprintable

Literary usage of Reprimand

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1. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1907)
"reprimand. Of the minor inflictions, the most nearly universal was the reprimand. ... The same authority asserts that no reprimand was to be administered ..."

2. The American Revolution by John Fiske (1891)
"The decision of the court-martial was promptly confirmed by Congress, and Washington had no alternative but to issue the reprimand, which he couched in ..."

3. Lex Parliamentaria Americana: Elements of the Law and Practice of by Luther Stearns Cushing (1874)
"reprimand, 682. Where this form of punishment is inflicted upon a person who ... "Where the offender is a member, he receives the reprimand standing in his ..."

4. The American Revolution by John Fiske (1891)
"The decision of the court-martial was promptly confirmed by Congress, and Washington had no alternative but to issue the reprimand, which he couched in ..."

5. Lex Parliamentaria Americana: Elements of the Law and Practice of by Luther Stearns Cushing (1866)
"reprimand. 682. Where this form of punishment is inflicted upon a person who ... Where the offender is a member, he receives the reprimand standing in his ..."

6. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Scold, va Berate, rate, censure, reprimand, blame, chicle, find fault with, brawl, ... Rebuke, chide, reprimand, reprove, censure, condemn, denounce, blame, ..."

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