Synonyms of chide in English:

chide


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verb

1‘he was forever being chided for overfamiliarity’

SYNONYMS

scold, chastise, upbraid, berate, castigate, lambaste, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove, admonish, remonstrate with, lecture, criticize, censure

call to account, take to task, pull up, go on at, read someone the Riot Act, haul someone over the coals, give someone a piece of one's mind

informal tell off, give someone a telling-off, dress down, give someone a dressing-down, give someone an earful, give someone a roasting, give someone a talking-to, give someone a rocket, give someone a rollicking, rap, rap over the knuckles, slap someone's wrist, let someone have it, send someone away with a flea in their ear, bawl out, give someone hell, come down on, blow up at, pitch into, lay into, lace into, tear into, give someone a caning, put on the mat, slap down, blast, rag, keelhaul

British informal tick off, have a go at, carpet, monster, give someone a mouthful, tear someone off a strip, give someone what for, give someone some stick, wig, give someone a wigging, give someone a row, row

North American informal chew out, ream out, take to the woodshed

British vulgar slang bollock, give someone a bollocking

North American vulgar slang chew someone's ass, ream someone's ass

dated call down, rate, give someone a rating, trim

rare reprehend, objurgate

ANTONYMS

praise