Definition of Berate

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




Definition of Berate

1. v. t. To rate or chide vehemently; to scold.

Definition of Berate

1. Verb. (transitive) To chide or scold vehemently; to lecture or rate. ¹

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Definition of Berate

1. to scold severely [v -RATED, -RATING, -RATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Berate

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bequivering
bequivers
bequote
bequoth
ber
berain
berake
beraked
berakes
beraking
berascal
berascaled
berascaling
berascals
berate (current term)
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beratings
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berattle
beraunite
beray
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beraying
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berbamunine synthase
berbe

Literary usage of Berate

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1. London: Critical Notes on the National Gallery and the Wallace Collection by John Charles Van Dyke (1914)
"They jostle and elbow and berate each other on the wall to their infinite harm. OLD MASTERS MISUNDERSTOOD In fact, many things combine to put the old ..."

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