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Dictionary entry overview: What does berate mean?
• BERATE (verb)
The verb BERATE has 1 sense:
1. censure severely or angrily
Familiarity information: BERATE used as a verb is very rare.
"You will not rise to the occasion, you will default to the level of your training" (English proverb)
"Mind the goats so that you will drink their milk." (Albanian proverb)
"Barcelona is good if you have money." (Catalan proverb)
"Even fleas want to cough." (Corsican proverb)