Definition: to harshly reprimand or censure
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): berate, scold
Antonym(s): praise, compliment
1. The judge will chastise the repeat offender by sending him to prison for several years.
2. As a parent, I often have to chastise my misbehaving daughter.
3. Do you think the board will chastise the dishonest doctor by revoking his license?