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Admonish - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Admonish' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Admonish [ v. t.]
- 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.

Meaning of 'Admonish' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . admonish [ v]
Meaning (1):
- take to task
Example in sentence:
  • He admonished the child for his bad behavior
Meaning (2):
- advise or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
Example in sentence:
  • I warn you against false assumptions;
  • I warned him not to go too far;
  • She warned him to be quiet