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Definitions of reprimand

  1. To rebuke severely; reprove publicly and officially. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To chide: to reprove severely: to administer reproof publicly or officially. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To reprove sharply or publicly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To reprove severely; to reprove publicly and officially by way of sentence. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. To administer a severe reproof or rebuke to for a fault; to chide or reprove; to censure; to admonish. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. Severe or formal reproof; reprehension, private or public. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To reprove severely; to reprehend; to chide for a fault; to consure formally. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To reprove publicly and officially, in execution of a sentence; as, the court ordered him to be reprimanded. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A severe reproof. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Sharp reproof. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Severe reproof, public or private. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Severe reproof or censure for a fault. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for reprimand

  1. Ellerey was astonished that so mild a reprimand should have so great an effect. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  2. But suddenly the clock on the church steeple across the way warned her that it was late, and with a sense of deserving reprimand she hurried downstairs. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
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