Definition: to harshly criticize or scold
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): reproach, criticism
Antonym(s): approval, endorsement
1. Did you hear the judge rebuke the drunk driver who killed the little girl?
2. My mother is sure to scream and rebuke me when she learns I failed math class.
3. Not only will Mrs. Peterson rebuke you for talking in class, but she will also give you a consequence.