Synonyms of castigate in English:

castigate


See definition of castigate

verb

1‘Leopold castigated his son for leaving the archbishop's service’

SYNONYMS
reprimand, rebuke, admonish, chastise, chide, upbraid, reprove, reproach, scold, remonstrate with, berate, take to task, pull up, lambaste, read someone the Riot Act, give someone a piece of one's mind, haul over the coals, lecture, criticize, censure
punish, discipline, chasten
informal tell off, give someone a telling-off, give someone a talking-to, give someone an earful, dress down, give someone a dressing-down, give someone a roasting, give someone a rocket, give someone a rollicking, rap, rap someone the knuckles, slap someone's wrist, send someone away with a flea in their ear, let someone have it, bawl out, give someone hell, come down on, blow up at, pitch into, lay into, lace into, give someone a caning, put on the mat, slap down, blast, rag, keelhaul
British informal tick off, have a go at, carpet, monster, give someone a mouthful, tear someone off a strip, give someone what for, give someone some stick, wig, give someone a wigging, give someone a row, row
North American informal chew out, ream out
British vulgar slang bollock, give someone a bollocking
North American vulgar slang chew someone's ass, ream someone's ass
dated call down, rate, give someone a rating, trim
rare reprehend, objurgate
ANTONYMS

praise, commend