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Synonyms for chasten

Verb

1. chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct, call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast
usage: censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
2. chasten, moderate, temper, change, alter, modify
usage: restrain
3. tame, chasten, subdue, change, alter, modify
usage: correct by punishment or discipline
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