admonish


admonish
I (advise) verb admonere, advocate, alert, call attention to, charge, correct, counsel, enjoin, exhort, give advice, give counsel, give notice, inform, instruct, notify, offer counsel, prescribe, propound, recommend, submit, suggest, urge II (warn) verb address a warning to, administer a rebuke, advise against, caution, censure, commonere, counsel against, dehort, deprecate, exhort, expostulate, forebode, forewarn, give warning, monere, objurgate, premonish, prewarn, rebuke, remonstrate, reprehend, reprimand, reprove, warn against III index blame, castigate, caution, censure, charge (instruct on the law), complain (criticize), decry, disabuse, disapprove (condemn), exhort, expostulate, fault, impeach, lash (attack verbally), rebuke, remonstrate, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, threaten

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


admonish
To advise or caution. For example the court may caution or admonish counsel for wrong practices.

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  • Admonish — Ad*mon ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Admonished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Admonishing}.] [OE. amonesten, OF. amonester, F. admonester, fr. a supposed LL. admonesstrare, fr. L. admonere to remind, warn; ad + monere to warn. See {Monition}.] 1. To warn or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Admonish — can refer to:*To give out a warning, or instruct against.Music*Admonish (band), a Swedish black metal band …   Wikipedia

  • Admonish — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) „Unblack Metal“ Gründung 1994 Website http://www.admonish.org …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • admonish — (v.) mid 14c., amonesten remind, urge, exhort, warn, give warning, from O.Fr. amonester (12c.) urge, encourage, warn, from V.L. *admonestare, from L. admonere bring to mind, remind, suggest; also warn, advise, urge, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad ))… …   Etymology dictionary

  • admonish — chide, *reprove, reproach, rebuke, reprimand Analogous words: *warn, forewarn, caution: counsel, advise (see under ADVICE n): *criticize, reprehend, reprobate Antonyms: commend Contrasted words: *approve: applaud, compliment (see …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • admonish — [v] warn, strongly criticize advise, berate, call down, call on the carpet*, censure, check, chide, come down hard on*, counsel, ding*, draw the line*, enjoin, exhort, forewarn, give a going over*, give a piece of one’s mind*, glue*, growl*,… …   New thesaurus

  • admonish — ► VERB 1) reprimand firmly. 2) earnestly urge or warn. DERIVATIVES admonishment noun admonition noun admonitory adjective. ORIGIN Latin admonere urge by warning …   English terms dictionary

  • admonish — [ad män′ish, ədmän′ish] vt. [ME amonesten < OFr amonester < ML * admonestare, ult. < L admonere < ad , to + monere, to warn] 1. to caution against specific faults; warn 2. to reprove mildly 3. to urge or exhort 4. to inform or remind …   English World dictionary

  • admonish — v. (formal) 1) (D; tr.) to admonish for (the teacher admonished the child for coming late to school) 2) (H) to admonish smb. to do smt. * * * [əd mɒnɪʃ] (H) to admonish smb. to do smt. (formal) (D; tr.) to admonish for (the teacher admonished the …   Combinatory dictionary

  • admonish — /ədˈmɒnɪʃ / (say uhd monish) verb (t) 1. to counsel against something; caution or advise: to admonish him not to eat salt. 2. to reprove for a fault, especially mildly: *Do not admonish little Stanislaus if he tears the heart out of a backyard… …   Australian English dictionary


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