Textual thesaurus for "trounce"

(verb) call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, rag, rebuke, scold, dress down, take to task, have words, lambast, lambaste, lecture, jaw, berate, bawl out

censure severely or angrily

The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car; The deputy ragged the Prime Minister; The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

(verb) crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

(verb) slash, welt, whip, lash, lather, strap, flog

beat severely with a whip or rod

The teacher often flogged the students; The children were severely trounced