Definitions for admonishædˈmɒn ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. warn, discourage, admonish, monish(verb)

    admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior

    "I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet"

  2. caution, admonish, monish(verb)

    warn strongly; put on guard

  3. admonish, reprove(verb)

    take to task

    "He admonished the child for his bad behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. admonish(Verb)

    To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort.

  2. admonish(Verb)

    To counsel against wrong practices; to caution or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause.

  3. admonish(Verb)

    To instruct or direct; to inform; to notify.

  4. Origin: admonesten or admonissen, from amonester (modern French admonester), from an unattested or *, from admoneo, from ad + moneo. See premonition.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Admonish(verb)

    to warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort

  2. Admonish(verb)

    to counsel against wrong practices; to cation or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; -- followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause

  3. Admonish(verb)

    to instruct or direct; to inform; to notify

  4. Origin: [OE. amonesten, OF. amonester, F. admonester, fr. a supposed LL. admonesstrare, fr. L. admonere to remind, warn; ad + monere to warn. See Monition.]


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