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Definition of Reprimand

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rebuke, admonish, scold, reprove
rebuke, admonition, reproof, scolding
Reprimand Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
To reprove severely; to reprehend; to chide for a fault; to consure formally.
  
(n.)
To reprove publicly and officially, in execution of a sentence; as, the court ordered him to be reprimanded.
  
(n.)
Severe or formal reproof; reprehension, private or public.
  
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reprimand
\rep"ri*mand\ (r?p"r?-m?nd), n. [f. réprimande, 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.
reprimand
\rep"ri*mand\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. reprimanded; p. pr. & vb. n. reprimanding.] [cf. f. réprimander. 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.

for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
To chide or rebuke for a fault.
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Adgerydd = n. m. a reprimand
Adgeryddiad = n. m. a reprimand
Adgeryddu = v. to reprimand
Argyhoeddi = v. to reprimand
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"
(synonym) rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension
(hypernym) criticism, unfavorable judgment
(hyponym) riot act
(derivation) call on the carpet, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast

Verb
1. rebuke formally
(synonym) censure, criminate
(hypernym) knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart
(hyponym) animadvert
(derivation) rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension
2. censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
(synonym) call on the carpet, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast
(hypernym) knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart
(hyponym) chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct
(derivation) rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension
Reprimand Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Parliamentary Procedure
Pursuant to an order of the House of Commons, a formal reproof addressed by the Speaker to an offender adjudged guilty of a breach of privilege or of a contempt of the House.

Compare: admonition.
Under the authority of the Clerk of the House of Commons
Reprimand Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
A reprimand is a severe, formal or official reproof. Reprimanding takes in different forms in different legal systems. A reprimand may be a formal legal action issued by a government agency or professional governing board (e.g. medical board, bar council). It may also be an administrative warning issued by an employer or school.

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Reprimand Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
The 'Lectric Law Library
The censure which in some cases a public office pronounces against an offender.

This species of punishment is used by legislative bodies to punish their members or others who have been guilty of some impropriety of conduct towards them. The reprimand is usually pronounced by the speaker.
   

This entry contains material from Bouvier's Legal Dictionary, a work published in the 1850's.
Courtesy of the 'Lectric Law Library.