Definitions of admonish

  1. To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To counsel against wrong practices; to cation or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; - followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To reprove gently; to warn; to instruct; to direct; to guide; to caution. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To warn: to reprove mildly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To warn; to reprove; to advise. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. take to task; "He admonished the child for his bad behavior" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To warn; to reprove with mildness; to exhort. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. To warn; to reprove gently; to advise. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for admonish

  1. The Sheikh is come to admonish Khalid, not to return his visit. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  2. I have a will, too, and shall not cease to admonish you- to warn you- to pray for you, until life ceases. – May Brooke by Anna H. Dorsey