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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reprove mean? 

REPROVE (verb)
  The verb REPROVE has 1 sense:

1. take to task

  Familiarity information: REPROVE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

REPROVE (verb)

Sense 1reprove [BACK TO TOP]


Take to task

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing


reprove; admonish

Context example:

He admonished the child for his bad behavior

Hypernyms (to "reprove" is one way to...):

criticise; criticize; knock; pick apart (find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody

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