Definitions for remonstrate

Definitions for (verb) remonstrate

Main entry: 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

Main entry: remonstrate

Definition: argue in protest or opposition

Main entry: remonstrate, point out

Definition: present and urge reasons in opposition

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