- UK [bɪˈreɪt] / US
Word forms "berate":
present tense I/you/we/they berate he/she/it berates present participle berating past tense berated past participle berated formalto talk to someone in an angry way because they have done something wrongberate someone for (doing) something:
Their teacher berated them for being late.
English dictionary. 2014.