Definitions for admonishædˈmɒn ɪʃ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to caution, advise, or counsel against something.
to reprove or scold, esp. in a mild and good-willed manner.
to urge to a duty or remind of an obligation.
* Syn: See warn. See also reprimand.
Origin of admonish:
1275–1325; < AF, OF amonester < VL *admonestāre, appar. der. of L admonēre to remind, give advice to =ad-ad - +monēre to warn
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"
caution, admonish, monish(verb)
warn strongly; put on guard
take to task
"He admonished the child for his bad behavior"
To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort.
To counsel against wrong practices; to caution or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause.
To instruct or direct; to inform; to notify.
Origin: admonesten or admonissen, from amonester (modern French admonester), from an unattested or *, from admoneo, from ad + moneo. See premonition.
to warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort
to counsel against wrong practices; to cation or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; -- followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause
to instruct or direct; to inform; to notify
Translations for admonish
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to scold or rebuke
The judge admonished the young man for fighting in the street.
- يُحَذِّر، يَنْصَحArabic
- repreenderPortuguese (BR)
- irettesætte; advareDanish
- νουθετώ, επιπλήττωGreek
- توبیخ کردنFarsi
- לִנְזוֹף, לְהוֹכִיחַ אוֹתוֹHebrew
- चेतावनी देनाHindi
- mengecam, memperingatkanIndonesian
- aizrādīt; brīdinātLatvian
- irettesette, advareNorwegian
- توبیخ کردنPersian
- نصیحت کولPashto
- a admonestaRomanian
- делать внушениеRussian
- izreči ukorSlovenian
- förmana, tillrättavisaSwedish
- uyarmak, ihtar etmekTurkish
- 訓誡Chinese (Trad.)
- робити зауваження; виносити догануUkrainian
- سرزنش کرناUrdu
- khiển tráchVietnamese
- 训诫Chinese (Simp.)
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