Chide Chide (ch[imac]d), v. t. [imp. {Chid} (ch[i^]d), or {Chode} (ch[imac]d Obs.); p. p. {Chidden}, {Chid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chiding}.] [AS. c[=i]dan; of unknown origin.] 1. To rebuke; to reprove; to scold; to find fault with. [1913 Webster]

Upbraided, chid, and rated at. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To be noisy about; to chafe against. [1913 Webster]

The sea that chides the banks of England. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To chide hither}, {To chide from}, or {To chide away}, to cause to come, or to drive away, by scolding or reproof.

Syn: To blame; rebuke; reprove; scold; censure; reproach; reprehend; reprimand. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.