Definition: To scold or harshly criticize
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): chide, reprimand
Antonym(s): praise, approve
1. My son knows I’m going to upbraid and punish him if he brings home a failing report card.
2. You must gently upbraid your dog and not yell at him.
3. Did you hear the judge upbraid the defendant about his misdeeds?