Synonym: bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, censure, chew out, chew up, chide, criminate, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprehension, reproof, reproval, scold, take to task, trounce. Similar words: primary, primarily, reprisal, grimace, prime, represent, reprobate, entrepreneur. Meaning: ['reprɪmænd /-mɑːnd] n. an act or expression of criticism and censure. v. 1. rebuke formally 2. censure severely or angrily.
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1. His boss gave him a reprimand for being late.
2. The manager earned himself a severe reprimand for criticizing the referee.
3. He received a severe reprimand for his behaviour.
4. His negligence passed without reprimand.
5. Her attempts to reprimand him were quickly shouted down.
6. His parents will reprimand him when he shows them his report card.
7. She was issued with a reprimand for leaking the news.
8. His boss gave him a severe reprimand for being late.
9. Meekins got a letter of reprimand.
10. Where was the reprimand for her audacity?
11. The House will vote Tuesday on whether to reprimand the speaker, as the ethics committee recommended.
12. Soon, the horse will associate shying with a reprimand from his rider.
13. Republicans have been hoping for a reprimand because that is a punishment that would not force Gingrich automatically to relinquish the speakership.
14. The commission unanimously voted to reprimand Williams for lying about the Las Vegas hotel rooms.
15. Batley and Sheffield Eagles received a severe reprimand yesterday for the fighting which took place during their first-round Yorkshire Cup tie.
16. Options range from no action to a fine, reprimand, censure or expulsion from the House.
17. A reprimand would allow Gingrich to keep his leadership job, while a formal censure would strip Gingrich of his speakership.
18. The reprimand stops just short of a vote of censure,[sentencedict.com/reprimand.html] which would have forced Gingrich to resign as speaker.
19. Of those, a reprimand is the mildest, but it must be debated and voted on by the full House.
20. Watkins told the committee he believed his reprimand was unjustified.
21. The chief superintendent seemed to revel in the reprimand he issued to her.
22. The House voted to punish the senator with a formal reprimand.
23. He has been fined five thousand pounds and given a severe reprimand.
24. The youth was later dealt with by way of a reprimand.
25. With some effort he looked down at his feet as if to reprimand them.
26. The girls exchanged nervous glances, thinking that it must be Miss Hardbroom come to reprimand them for being out of bed.
27. If he neglected his physical body, there was no one here to reprimand him, for the whole community was woefully neglected.
28. Wigan team-mate Kelvin Skerrett, who did the same, received a severe reprimand.
29. Landing safely on the rocky river shore, she endured a reprimand from a friend.
30. Only 26 members of his own party ended up voting not to reprimand him.
More similar words: primary, primarily, reprisal, grimace, prime, represent, reprobate, entrepreneur, take pride in, representation, representative, the private sector, rim, grim, trim, crime, shrimp, interim, image, anima, acrimony, experiment, animate, minimal, imagery, climate, depraved, intimate, estimate, ultimate.