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chide

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chide

  1. to criticize (someone) usually gently so as to correct a fault my wife chided me for forgetting to offer our guests some refreshments Synonyms of chide admonish, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove, tick offWords Related to chide berate, castigate, chew out, dress down, flay, harangue, jaw, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), lecture, rail (at or against), rate, scold, score, upbraid; abuse, assail, attack, bad-mouth, blame, blast, censure, condemn, criticize, crucify, denounce, dis (also diss) [slang], excoriate, fault, knock, lash, pan, reprehend, slam; belittle, deprecate, disparage, minimize, mock, put down; deride, ridicule, scoff, scornNear Antonyms of chide approve, endorse (also indorse), OK (or okay), sanction; applaud, extol (also extoll), hail, laud, praise, salute, tout



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