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chide

 (chīd)
v. chid·ed or chid (chĭd), chid·ed or chid or chid·den (chĭd′n), chid·ing, chides
v.tr.
To scold mildly so as to correct or improve; reprimand: chided the boy for his sloppiness.
v.intr.
To express disapproval.

[Middle English chiden, from Old English cīdan, from cīd, strife, contention.]

chid′er n.
chid′ing·ly adv.

chide

(tʃaɪd)
vb, chides, chiding, chided, chid, chided, chid or chidden
1. to rebuke or scold
2. (tr) to goad into action
[Old English cīdan]
ˈchider n
ˈchidingly adv

chide

(tʃaɪd)

v. chid•ed chid (tʃɪd) chid•ed chid chid•den (ˈtʃɪd n) chid•ing. v.t.
1. to scold or reproach.
2. to force by chiding: to chide someone into apologizing.
v.i.
3. to find fault; nag.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English cīdan]
chid′er, n.
chid′ing•ly, adv.

chide


Past participle: chided
Gerund: chiding

Imperative
chide
chide
Present
I chide
you chide
he/she/it chides
we chide
you chide
they chide
Preterite
I chided
you chided
he/she/it chided
we chided
you chided
they chided
Present Continuous
I am chiding
you are chiding
he/she/it is chiding
we are chiding
you are chiding
they are chiding
Present Perfect
I have chided
you have chided
he/she/it has chided
we have chided
you have chided
they have chided
Past Continuous
I was chiding
you were chiding
he/she/it was chiding
we were chiding
you were chiding
they were chiding
Past Perfect
I had chided
you had chided
he/she/it had chided
we had chided
you had chided
they had chided
Future
I will chide
you will chide
he/she/it will chide
we will chide
you will chide
they will chide
Future Perfect
I will have chided
you will have chided
he/she/it will have chided
we will have chided
you will have chided
they will have chided
Future Continuous
I will be chiding
you will be chiding
he/she/it will be chiding
we will be chiding
you will be chiding
they will be chiding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chiding
you have been chiding
he/she/it has been chiding
we have been chiding
you have been chiding
they have been chiding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chiding
you will have been chiding
he/she/it will have been chiding
we will have been chiding
you will have been chiding
they will have been chiding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chiding
you had been chiding
he/she/it had been chiding
we had been chiding
you had been chiding
they had been chiding
Conditional
I would chide
you would chide
he/she/it would chide
we would chide
you would chide
they would chide
Past Conditional
I would have chided
you would have chided
he/she/it would have chided
we would have chided
you would have chided
they would have chided
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.chide - censure severely or angrilychide - 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"
castigate, chasten, chastise, objurgate, correct - censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
brush down, tell off - reprimand; "She told the misbehaving student off"
criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock - find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free"

chide

verb (Old-fashioned) scold, blame, lecture, carpet (informal), flame (informal), put down, criticize, slate (informal, chiefly Brit.), censure, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, berate, tick off (informal), admonish, tear into (informal), blast, tell off (informal), find fault, diss (slang, chiefly U.S.), read the riot act, reprove, upbraid, slap on the wrist, lambast(e), bawl out (informal), rap over the knuckles, chew out (U.S. & Canad. informal), tear (someone) off a strip (Brit. informal), give (someone) a rocket (Brit. & N.Z. informal), reprehend, give (someone) a row (Scot. informal) He is quick to chide his staff for any mistakes or oversights.

chide

verb
To criticize for a fault or an offense:
Informal: bawl out, lambaste.
Slang: chew out.
Idioms: bring to task, call on the carpet, haul over the coals, let someone have it.
Translations
يُوَبِّخ، يُعَنِّف
hubovatpeskovat
skælde ud
skamma
barti
bārtrāt
papuľovať
azarlamakçıkışmakpaylamak

chide

[tʃaɪd] (chid (pt) (chidden) (chid (pp))) VT (liter) → reprender

chide

[ˈtʃaɪd] vtréprimander, gronder
to chide sb for sth → réprimander qn pour qch

chide

pret <chid (old) or chided> ptp <chided or chidden (old)>

chide

[tʃaɪd] vtriprendere, rimproverare

chide

(tʃaid) verb
to scold.
References in classic literature ?
I had fallen sick with this dis- ease, and it was to the priest I said the words, for he was come to chide me for lack of due humility under the chastening hand of God.
She held her hand interposed between the furnace-heat and her eyes, and seemed absorbed in her occupation; desisting from it only to chide the servant for covering her with sparks, or to push away a dog, now and then, that snoozled its nose overforwardly into her face.
There reigns in it gentleness and goodness; and if a tinge of the world's pride or vanities may mix with an expression so lovely, how should we chide that which is of earth for bearing some colour of its original?
He then took his departure and I was left, I know not whether sorrowful or happy; all I can say is, I was left agitated and troubled in mind and almost bewildered by what had taken place, and I had not the spirit, or else it did not occur to me, to chide my maid for the treachery she had been guilty of in concealing Don Fernando in my chamber; for as yet I was unable to make up my mind whether what had befallen me was for good or evil.
Telemachus answered, "Antinous, do not chide with me, but, god willing, I will be chief too if I can.