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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To correct by punishment or reproof; take to task.
  • v. To restrain; subdue: chasten a proud spirit.
  • v. To rid of excess; refine or purify: chasten a careless writing style.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc.); to restrain, moderate
  • v. To make chaste; to purify.
  • v. To punish or reprimand for the sake of improvement; to discipline.
  • v. To render humble or restrained.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To correct by punishment; to inflict pain upon the purpose of reclaiming; to discipline.
  • v. To purify from errors or faults; to refine.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To inflict pain, trouble, or affliction on for the purpose of reclaiming from evil; correct; chastise; punish: formerly of corporal punishment, but now, chiefly with a moral reference, of disciplinary affliction.
  • To purify by discipline, as the taste; refine; make chaste: as, to chasten the imagination, the taste, or one's style.
  • Synonyms Punish, etc. See chastise.
  • n. See chesten.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. censure severely
  • v. correct by punishment or discipline
  • v. restrain
  • Verb Form
    chastened    chastening    chastens   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    change    modify    alter   
    Words with the same meaning
    correct    chastise    subdue    purify    punish    castigate    discipline    afflict    refine    restrain   
    Words with the same terminal sound
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