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chide

[ chahyd ]
/ t蕛a瑟d /
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verb (used with object), chid路ed or chid [chid], /t蕛瑟d/, chid路ed or chid or chid路den [chid-n], /藞t蕛瑟d n/, chid路ing.
to express disapproval of; scold; reproach: The principal chided the children for their thoughtless pranks.
to harass, nag, impel, or the like by chiding: She chided him into apologizing.
verb (used without object), chid路ed or chid [chid], /t蕛瑟d/, chid路ed or chid or chid路den [chid-n], /藞t蕛瑟d n/, chid路ing.
to scold or reproach; find fault.
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Origin of chide

before 1000; Middle English chiden,Old English c墨dan

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British Dictionary definitions for chide

chide
/ (t蕛a瑟d) /

verb chides, chiding, chided, chid, chided, chid or chidden
to rebuke or scold
(tr) to goad into action

Derived forms of chide

chider, nounchidingly, adverb

Word Origin for chide

Old English c墨dan
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