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berate - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'berate' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Berate [ v. t.]
- To rate or chide vehemently; to scold.

Meaning of 'berate' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . berate [ v]
Meaning (1):
- censure severely or angrily
Example in sentence:
  • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup;
  • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister;
  • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car