Definition: to angrily condemn
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): scold, criticize
Antonym(s): compliment, praise
1. After the game, the coach is going to berate the players who played poorly.
2. Todd knows the teacher is going to berate him for being late to class again.
3. Not only did my mother berate me for coming home late, but she also grounded me as a consequence.