Chive vs Chide - What's the difference?

chive | chide |


As verbs the difference between chive and chide

is that chive is while chide is to admonish in blame; to reproach angrily.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

chive

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A perennial plant, Allium schoenoprasum , related to the onion.
  • (in plural chives ) The leaves of this plant used as a herb.
  • See also

    * (Allium schoenoprasum) * (Allium schoenoprasum) * (chives) * * (Chinese chives) * scallion * shallot * spring onion

    References

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    chide

    English

    Verb

  • To admonish in blame; to reproach angrily.
  • 1591' ''And yet I was last '''chidden for being too slow.'' — Shakespeare, ''The Two Gentlemen of Verona , .
    1598' ''If the scorn of your bright eyne / Have power to raise such love in mine, / Alack, in me what strange effect / Would they work in mild aspect? / Whiles you '''chid me, I did love'' — Shakespeare, ''As You Like It , .
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  • (obsolete) To utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily.
  • 1611' ''And Jacob was wroth, and '''chode with Laban: and Jacob answered and said to Laban, What is my trespass? what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly pursued after me? — Genesis 31:36 KJV.
  • (ambitransitive) To make a clamorous noise; to chafe.
  • * Shakespeare
  • As doth a rock against the chiding flood.
  • * Shakespeare
  • the sea that chides the banks of England

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