Define reprimanded. reprimanded synonyms, reprimanded pronunciation, reprimanded translation, English dictionary definition of reprimanded. tr.v. rep·ri·mand·ed , rep·ri·mand·ing , rep·ri·mands To reprove severely, especially in a formal or official way.
reprimand: [verb] to reprove sharply or censure formally usually from a position of authority.
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If you're reprimanded, someone in authority speaks to you in an angry way because you've done something wrong. Or you might reprimand your dog if he steals your hot dog.
syn: reprimand, upbraid, admonish, censure mean to criticize or find fault with someone for behavior deemed reprehensible. reprimand implies a formal criticism, as by an official or person in authority: The lawyer was reprimanded by the judge. upbraid suggests relatively severe criticism, but of a less formal kind: The minister upbraided the parishioners for their poor church attendance.
Reprimand definition, a severe reproof or rebuke, especially a formal one by a person in authority. See more.
reprimanded definition: 1. past simple and past participle of reprimand 2. to express to someone your strong official…. Learn more.
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Synonyms for REPRIMAND: censure, commination, condemnation, denunciation, excoriation, objurgation, rebuke, reproach; Antonyms for REPRIMAND: citation, commendation ...