Definition of Upbraid

1. Verb. Express criticism towards. "The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior"

Exact synonyms: Reproach
Generic synonyms: Accuse, Criminate, Impeach, Incriminate
Derivative terms: Reproacher, Upbraider, Upbraiding



Definition of Upbraid

1. v. i. To charge with something wrong or disgraceful; to reproach; to cast something in the teeth of; -- followed by with or for, and formerly of, before the thing imputed.

2. v. i. To utter upbraidings.

3. n. The act of reproaching; contumely.

4. v. i. To charge with something wrong or disgraceful; to reproach; to cast something in the teeth of; -- followed by with or for, and formerly of, before the thing imputed.

5. v. i. To utter upbraidings.

6. n. The act of reproaching; contumely.

Definition of Upbraid

1. Noun. (obsolete) The act of reproaching; contumely. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To criticize severely. ¹

3. Verb. (archaic) To charge with something wrong or disgraceful; to reproach; to cast something in the teeth of; -- followed by ''with'' or ''for'', and formerly ''of'', before the thing imputed. ¹

4. Verb. To reprove severely; to rebuke; to chide. ¹

5. Verb. (obsolete) To treat with contempt. ¹

6. Verb. (obsolete) To object or urge as a matter of reproach; to cast up; -- with ''to'' before the person. ¹

7. Verb. (archaic intransitive) To utter upbraidings. ¹

8. Verb. (UK dialectal Northern England) To rise on the stomach; vomit; retch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Upbraid

1. to reproach severely [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Upbraid

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upboil
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upbore
upborne
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upbow
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upbraid (current term)
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upbraider
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