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1. reprimand

verb. ['ˈrɛprəˌmænd'] rebuke formally.

Synonyms

  • pick apart
  • criticise
  • criminate
  • knock
  • censure
  • animadvert

Antonyms

  • undress
  • dress up
  • flatter
  • miss

Etymology

  • réprimande (French)
  • réprimer (French)

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Rhymes with Reprimand

  • adarand
  • &ampersand
  • ampersand
  • armband
  • backhand
  • badland
  • bandstand
  • beckstrand
  • beforehand
  • bergland
  • bergstrand
  • broadband
  • businessland
  • computerland
  • contraband
  • cropland
  • crossland
  • discland
  • disneyland
  • dixieland

How do you pronounce reprimand?

Pronounce reprimand as ˈrɛprəˌmænd.

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Sentences with reprimand


1. Noun, singular or mass
The traditional approach focused on punishment for misbehavior such as a reprimand, a layoff or termination.

2. Verb, base form
Termination is the final step you can take to reprimand an employee for too many absences.

Quotes about reprimand


1. Destiny is a lie. Destiny is justification for atrocity. It is the means by which murderers armour themselves against reprimand. It is a word intended to stand in place of ethics, denying all moral context.
- Steven Erikson, Midnight Tides

2. reprimand

noun. ['ˈrɛprəˌmænd'] an act or expression of criticism and censure.

Synonyms

  • admonishment
  • castigation
  • bawling out
  • lecture
  • rebuke
  • blowing up
  • criticism
  • reproof
  • berating
  • reproval
  • tongue-lashing
  • correction
  • chewing out
  • chiding
  • earful
  • admonition
  • unfavorable judgment
  • going-over
  • scolding
  • upbraiding
  • dressing down
  • objurgation
  • riot act
  • speech
  • chastisement
  • what for
  • reproach
  • monition
  • chastening
  • reprehension

Antonyms

  • please
  • lose
  • cheer
  • overdress

Etymology

  • réprimande (French)
  • réprimer (French)

3. reprimand

verb. ['ˈrɛprəˌmænd'] censure severely or angrily.

Synonyms

  • rag
  • castigate
  • chew up
  • trounce
  • lecture
  • rebuke
  • scold
  • jaw
  • dress down
  • reproof
  • brush down
  • lambast
  • criticize
  • chew out
  • lambaste
  • bawl out
  • chide
  • remonstrate
  • tell off
  • knock
  • correct
  • criticise
  • call down
  • objurgate
  • have words
  • pick apart
  • chasten
  • chastise
  • call on the carpet
  • berate

Antonyms

  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize

Etymology

  • réprimande (French)
  • réprimer (French)
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