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Definitions of reprimand

  1. 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"; "check" is archaic Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. rebuke formally Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Severe or formal reproof; reprehension, private or public. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To reprove severely; to reprehend; to chide for a fault; to consure formally. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To reprove publicly and officially, in execution of a sentence; as, the court ordered him to be reprimanded. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A severe reproof. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To rebuke severely; reprove publicly and officially. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To chide: to reprove severely: to administer reproof publicly or officially. 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. To reprove severely or officially. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. To reprove sharply or publicly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Severe reproof, public or private. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Severe reproof for a fault. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Severe reproof or censure for a fault. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. rep'ri-mand, or -mand', n. a severe reproof.--v.t. to chide: to reprove severely: to administer reproof publicly or officially. [O. Fr.,--L. reprimendum--reprim[)e]re, repressum, to press back--re-, back, prim[)e]re, to press.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  19. Official (ly) rebuke. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  20. n. [Latin] Severe reproof for a fault; reprehension, private or public. Cabinet Dictionary
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