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rebuked, past participle; rebuked, past tense; rebuking, present participle; rebukes, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions
    • - she had rebuked him for drinking too much
    • - the judge publicly rebuked the jury
  1. An expression of sharp disapproval or criticism
    • - he hadn't meant it as a rebuke, but Neil flinched

  1. an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"
  2. call on the carpet: 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"
  3. In English law and the canon law of the Church of England, a rebuke is a censure on a member of the clergy. (Google Books) It is the least severe censure available against clergy of the Church of England, less severe than a monition. ...
  4. A harsh criticism; To criticise harshly; to reprove
  5. An expression of disapproval or reprimand. "Take heed to yourselves. If your brother sins against you, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him" (Luke 17:3).
  6. (v.) to scold, criticize (When the cops showed up at Sarah’s party, they rebuked her for disturbing the peace.)
  7. to blame or scold in a sharp way; reprimand.
  8. v:  to criticize sharply, reprimand; to turn back or keep down, check  n:  an expression of strong disapproval
  9. To chastise, criticize or reprove sharply; reprimand. To chew somebody out.
  10. Harshly tell someone that he is wrong.
  11. something that rebukes, insults, or hurts
  12. (v) - to reprimand; to cast aside