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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Reprimand  \Rep"ri*mand\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Reprimanded};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Reprimanding}.]  [Cf.  F.  r['e]primander.  See 
  {Reprimand},  n.] 
  1.  To  reprove  severely;  to  reprehend;  to  chide  for  a  fault; 
  to  consure  formally. 
  Germanicus  was  severely  reprimanded  by  Tiberius  for 
  traveling  into  Egypt  without  his  permission. 
  2.  To  reprove  publicly  and  officially,  in  execution  of  a 
  sentence;  as  the  court  ordered  him  to  be  reprimanded. 
  Syn:  To  reprove;  reprehend;  chide;  rebuke;  censure;  blame. 
  See  {Reprove}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Reprimand  \Rep"ri*mand\  (r?p"r?-m?nd),  n.  [F.  r['e]primande,  fr 
  L.  reprimendus  reprimenda  that  is  to  be  checked  or 
  suppressed,  fr  reprimere  to  check,  repress;  pref.  re-  re  + 
  premere  to  press.  See  {Press},  and  cf  {Repress}.] 
  Severe  or  formal  reproof;  reprehension,  private  or  public. 
  Goldsmith  gave  his  landlady  a  sharp  reprimand  for  her 
  treatment  of  him  --Macaulay. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  an  expression  of  criticism  and  censure;  "he  had  to  take  the 
  rebuke  with  a  smile  on  his  face"  [syn:  {rebuke},  {reproof}, 
  {reproval},  {reprehension}] 
  v  1:  rebuke  formally  [syn:  {censure},  {criminate}] 
  2:  censure  severely  or  angrily;  "The  mother  scolded  the  child 
  for  entering  the  stranger's  car";  "The  deputy  ragged  the 
  Prime  Minister";  "The  customer  dressed  down  the  waiter  for 
  bringing  cold  soup";  check"  is  archaic  [syn:  {rebuke},  {check}, 
  {rag},  {reproof},  {lecture},  {jaw},  {dress  down},  {scold}, 
  {chide},  {berate},  {bawl  out},  {remonstrate},  {chew  out}, 
  {chew  up},  {have  words},  {lambaste},  {lambast}] 

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