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What does "Admonish" mean?


(v. t.) To counsel against wrong practices; to cation or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; -- followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause (v. t.) To instruct or direct; to inform; to notify (v. t.) To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort

Synonyms caution, reprove, warn, discourage

Example: "He admonished the child for his bad behavior"

Word Family admonished, admonishes, admonishing, admonishment, admonishments, admonition, admonitions