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chas·tise

 (chăs-tīz′, chăs′tīz′)
tr.v. chas·tised, chas·tis·ing, chas·tis·es
1. To punish, as for wrongdoing. See Synonyms at punish.
2. To criticize severely; reprimand or rebuke.
3. Archaic To purify.

[Middle English chastisen, alteration of chasten, chastien; see chasten.]

chas·tis′a·ble adj.
chas·tise′ment (chăs-tīz′mənt, chăs′tĭz-) n.
chas·tis′er n.

chastise

(tʃæsˈtaɪz)
vb (tr)
1. to discipline or punish, esp by beating
2. to scold severely
[C14 chastisen, irregularly from chastien to chasten]
chasˈtisable adj
chastisement n
chasˈtiser n

chas•tise

(tʃæsˈtaɪz, ˈtʃæs taɪz)

v.t. -tised, -tis•ing.
1. to discipline, esp. by corporal punishment.
2. to criticize severely.
3. Archaic. to chasten.
[1275–1325; Middle English, appar. alter. of chastien to chasten]
chas•tise•ment (ˈtʃæs tɪz mənt, tʃæsˈtaɪz-) n.
chas•tis′er, n.

chastise


Past participle: chastised
Gerund: chastising

Imperative
chastise
chastise
Present
I chastise
you chastise
he/she/it chastises
we chastise
you chastise
they chastise
Preterite
I chastised
you chastised
he/she/it chastised
we chastised
you chastised
they chastised
Present Continuous
I am chastising
you are chastising
he/she/it is chastising
we are chastising
you are chastising
they are chastising
Present Perfect
I have chastised
you have chastised
he/she/it has chastised
we have chastised
you have chastised
they have chastised
Past Continuous
I was chastising
you were chastising
he/she/it was chastising
we were chastising
you were chastising
they were chastising
Past Perfect
I had chastised
you had chastised
he/she/it had chastised
we had chastised
you had chastised
they had chastised
Future
I will chastise
you will chastise
he/she/it will chastise
we will chastise
you will chastise
they will chastise
Future Perfect
I will have chastised
you will have chastised
he/she/it will have chastised
we will have chastised
you will have chastised
they will have chastised
Future Continuous
I will be chastising
you will be chastising
he/she/it will be chastising
we will be chastising
you will be chastising
they will be chastising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chastising
you have been chastising
he/she/it has been chastising
we have been chastising
you have been chastising
they have been chastising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chastising
you will have been chastising
he/she/it will have been chastising
we will have been chastising
you will have been chastising
they will have been chastising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chastising
you had been chastising
he/she/it had been chastising
we had been chastising
you had been chastising
they had been chastising
Conditional
I would chastise
you would chastise
he/she/it would chastise
we would chastise
you would chastise
they would chastise
Past Conditional
I would have chastised
you would have chastised
he/she/it would have chastised
we would have chastised
you would have chastised
they would have chastised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.chastise - censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
flame - criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium; "the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed"
call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, bawl out, berate, rebuke, reproof, scold, take to task, call down, lambast, lambaste, lecture, reprimand, remonstrate, trounce, jaw, rag - 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"

chastise

verb scold, blame, correct, discipline, lecture, carpet (informal), nag, censure, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, berate, tick off (informal), castigate, chide, tell off (informal), find fault with, remonstrate with, bring (someone) to book, take (someone) to task, reprove, upbraid, bawl out (informal), give (someone) a talking-to (informal), haul (someone) over the coals (informal), chew out (U.S. & Canad. informal), give (someone) a dressing-down, give a rocket (Brit. & N.Z. informal), give (someone) a row I did not chastise the child for what she had done.
scold reward, praise, compliment, congratulate, commend
embrace, hug, cuddle, caress, fondle

chastise

verb
1. To subject (one) to a penalty for a wrong:
2. 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
يُعاقِبُ بالضَّرْب
trestat
straffetugte
hirta, hÿîa
bausmėlupti
sodīt
döverek cezalandırmak

chastise

[tʃæsˈtaɪz] VT (= scold) → regañar; (= punish) → castigar

chastise

[tʃæsˈtaɪz] vt
(= rebuke) → réprimander
to chastise sb for doing sth → reprocher à qn de faire qch
(= punish) → châtier

chastise

vt (physically) → züchtigen (geh); (verbally) → schelten

chastise

[tʃæsˈtaɪz] vt (frm) (punish) → punire, castigare

chastise

(tʃӕsˈtaiz) verb
to punish by beating etc.
chastisement (ˈtʃӕstaizmənt) noun
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