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Synonyms for chasten

Synonyms for (verb) chasten

Synonyms: chasten, tame, subdue Definition: correct by punishment or discipline

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: chasten, moderate, temper Definition: restrain

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: correct, objurgate, chasten, chastise, castigate Definition: censure severely Usage: She chastised him for his insensitive remarks

Similar words: call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, rag, rebuke, scold, dress down, take to task, trounce, have words, lambast, lambaste, lecture, jaw, berate, bawl out Definition: censure severely or angrily Usage: 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