5 letter words ending in OLD

5 letter words ending in OLD in English

5 letter words ending in COLD

5 letter words ending in HOLD

Common 5 letter words ending in OLD with meaning


Part of Speech: Verb

Definition: To reprimand or criticize someone angrily.

Pronunciation (US): /skoʊld/

Pronunciation (UK): /skəʊld/

Origin and Usage: The word "scold" comes from the Middle English word "skalden," which means "to scald." It was used in the 14th century to mean "to rebuke sharply." Today, it is commonly used to describe someone who is being reprimanded or criticized for their behavior.

Synonyms: Reprimand, rebuke, admonish, chide, berate, reprove, upbraid, lecture, criticize, censure.

Related Words: Blame, fault, rebuk, chide, reprove.

Example Sentences:

  • She scolded her son for not doing his homework.
  • The boss scolded the employee for being late to work.
  • He scolded his dog for chewing on his shoes.
  • The teacher scolded the students for talking during class.
  • The coach scolded the team for not practicing hard enough.
Ahold 1. Parts of Speech:

Noun, adverb

2. Definitions:

Noun: a grip or hold on something.

Adverb: in or into ones possession or control.

3. Pronunciations:

US: /əˈhoʊld/

UK: /əˈhəʊld/

4. Origin and Usage:

The word "ahold" originated in the late 16th century from the combination of the words "a" and "hold". It is commonly used in American and British English as a noun or adverb to express the act of having a firm grip or hold on something or gaining control of something. It is often used in idiomatic expressions such as "take/get ahold of" or "keep ahold of".

5. Synonyms:

Grip, hold, grasp, clutch, seize, catch, acquire, obtain, possess, control.

6. Related Words:

Hold, grasp, catch, seize, clasp.

7. Example Sentences:


  1. She took ahold of the handle and pulled the door open.
  2. He lost his ahold on the rope and fell to the ground.


  1. He finally got ahold of the documents he needed for the meeting.
  2. She managed to keep ahold of her temper during the argument.