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rate2

 
pronunciation:
reIt
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: rates, rating, rated
definition: to scold or berate (someone).
synonyms:
berate, scold
similar words:
admonish, bawl out, castigate, chastise, chew out, rag, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, score, take to task, tongue-lash, upbraid