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Rebuke

Pronunciation of Rebuke
/ɹɪbjˈuːk/, /ɹɪbjˈuːk/, /ɹ_ɪ_b_j_ˈuː_k/

Antonyms for rebuke:

praise, commendation.

Synonyms for rebuke:

Sense 1

scapegoat, nag, get after, dog, chasten, parry, target, slag off, pick on, rubbish, badmouth, fuss at, admonishment, criticize, derogate, snipe, weigh into, stigmatize, pin on, tax with, get down on, satirize, beat up, denigrate, deride, sling off, kiss off, sniff, go on at, knock, boo, nitpick, second-guess, talk to, pitch into, talk down, scolding, slap down, speak to, bark at.

Sense 2

objection, pull up, strike out, judge, rap, run down, implicate, flay.

Sense 3

fault, put down, chastise.

Sense 4

correct.

Sense 7

dress.

Sense 14

call.

admonish

reprove.

berate

tongue-lash, objurgate.

blame

indict.

censure

stricture.

chastise

castigate.

criticize

flay.

disapprove

reprehend.

scolding

tongue-lashing.

Other synonyms and related words:

get at, chitchat, jaw, chat, crush, hammer, parry, berate, rap, stricture, kiss off, cane, gravel, beat, disapproval, frustrate, baste, lecture, chastise, evoke, visit, animadversion, annoy, reproval, correct, ride, criticize, confab, COD, scolding, raise, knock, grumble, manducate, flog, whip, dun, point out, call, reflection, objurgate, tantalise, nitpick, vanquish, chasten, excoriation, trounce, rubbish, razz, talk, denunciation, slash, stir, yack away, tongue-lashing, reproof, rile, denigrate, dog, dress, bawl out, fault, vex, chew up, derogate, reprehend, flay, have words, castigate, chew, conjure, bedevil, dress down, shell, nark, tease, chew out, call down, taunt, chatter, arouse, criticism, Keelhaul, speak to, lambaste, tantalize, irritate, lather, sniff, judge, tongue-lash, objurgation, invoke, nettle, boo, snipe, rally, natter, beat out, underdress, masticate, denounce, lambast, chaffer, chafe, upbraid, bait, criminate, strap, admonition, confabulate, warn, admonishment, scold, rebuff, claver, lash, crucify, commination, admonish, grouch, yack, remonstrance, deride, yap away, twit, bother, condemnation, call on the carpet, reprimand, rag, welt, get to, gossip, chide, torment, reprove, upbraiding, remonstrate, reprehension, chiding, rattle on.

Sense 1 (noun)

denigrate, deride, criticize.

blame (noun)

reprehension, objurgation.

communication (noun)

reprimand, reproval, reprehension, reproof.

condemnation (noun)

rebuff, admonishment, remonstrance, put down, blame, scolding, tongue-lashing.

protest (noun)

remonstrance.

rebuke (noun)

lecture, reprimand, chew out, scold, dress down, trounce, reproof, reprehension, lambaste, chide, lambast, remonstrate, reproval, berate, jaw, rag, chew up, have words, bawl out.

reprimand; harsh criticism (noun)

rebuff, reproof, blame, upbraiding, condemnation, tongue-lashing, reproval, reproach, rap, chiding, objurgation, reprehension, scolding, admonition, lecture, remonstrance, censure, disapproval, admonishment.

blame (verb)

censure, blame, ascribe, indict, charge, attribute, condemn, reproach, accuse, impute.

condemn (verb)

denounce.

protest (verb)

remonstrance.

reprimand; criticize harshly (verb)

dress down, admonish, castigate, chew out, scold, bawl out, upbraid, reprove, chide, call on the carpet, berate, reprimand, reprehend.

repulse (verb)

rebuff.

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