Definition of upbraid verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

upbraid

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ʌpˈbreɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌpˈbreɪd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they upbraid
BrE BrE//ʌpˈbreɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌpˈbreɪd//
 
he / she / it upbraids
BrE BrE//ʌpˈbreɪdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌpˈbreɪdz//
 
past simple upbraided
BrE BrE//ʌpˈbreɪdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌpˈbreɪdɪd//
 
past participle upbraided
BrE BrE//ʌpˈbreɪdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌpˈbreɪdɪd//
 
-ing form upbraiding
BrE BrE//ʌpˈbreɪdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌpˈbreɪdɪŋ//
 
 
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upbraid somebody (for something/for doing something) (formal) to criticize somebody or speak angrily to them because you do not approve of something that they have said or done synonym reproach Word Origin late Old English upbrēdan ‘allege (something) as a basis for censure’, based on braid in the obsolete sense ‘brandish’. The current sense dates from Middle English.
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