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[kˈastɪɡˌe͡ɪt], [kˈastɪɡˌe‍ɪt], [k_ˈa_s_t_ɪ_ɡ_ˌeɪ_t]

Synonyms for Castigate:

criticize (verb)

censure, chide, criticize, disparage, reprimand, reproach.

disapprove (verb)

admonish, blame, chasten, chastise, condemn, defame, defile, denigrate, denounce, deprecate, deride, disapprove, discredit, renounce, scorn, upbraid, vilify.

punish (verb)

afflict, agonize, anguish, avenge, burden, confine, correct, crucify, discipline, distress, execute, fine, imprison, incarcerate, judge, keelhaul, lambaste, penalize, persecute, pillory, punish, reprise, sentence, torture, try.

Other synonyms and related words:

Discommend, abuse, administer correction, amend, amerce, assail, attack, baste, bastinado, batter, bawl out, beat, belabor, berate, birch, blast, blister, blow up, bring to task, bring to account, bring to book, call, call down, call on the carpet, call to account, cane, carpet, censure severely, chaste, chew out, come down on, compensate, condemnation, control, convict, cowhide, crawl, cudgel, curb, deal retributive justice, deal with, decry, defeat, depreciate, devaluate, devalue, diminish, drag over the coals, dress, dress down, dresses down, drub, emend, excoriate, execrate, find fault, find fault with, flagellate, flay, flog, fulminate, fustigate, get back, get even, get on back, gibbet, give a dressing-down, give a row, give a wigging, give hell, give it one, give someone, give someone hell, give the business, give what for, hammer, harangue, haul over the coals, hissing, hit back, horsewhip, inculpate, inflict punishment, inflict upon, inveigh, jump all over, jump down one's throat, jump down throat, jump on, lace, lace into, lambast, lash, laver la tete, lay out, lean on, leather, lecture, let have it, let someone have it, light into, make pay, mark up, masthead, mind, moderate, mortify, objurgate, overcome, overhaul, overpower, paddle, paddywhack, pan, pay, pay back, pay out, penalise, pin ears back, potshot, proofread, pummel, put right, quash, quell, rail, rail against, rail at, rant at, rap, rap knuckles, rate, rave at, read the riot act, ream, ream out, rebuke, reciprocate, rectify, remonstrate, repay, reprehend, repress, reproof, reprove, requite, restrain, retaliate, revile, rip into, roast, sail into, savage, scarify, scathe, scold, scorch, score, scourge, set, settle, settle with, skin, skin alive, slam, slap, slap wrist, slash, slate, smack, smite, soften, sort out, spank, square accounts, strap, strike, strike back, subdue, subjugate, suppress, switch, take to task, tame, tan, tan hide, tax, tear into, tee off on, tell, tell off, thrash, thresh, tick off, tongue-lash, torment, treat in kind, trim, trounce, vanquish, visit upon, vituperate, wale, wallop, whack, whip, wig.