admonish (v.)

  1. admonish or counsel in terms of someones behavior; I warned him not to go too far; I warn you against false assumptions; She warned him to be quiet

    [ Syn: warn , discourage , monish ]

  2. warn strongly; put on guard

    [ Syn: caution , monish ]

  3. take to task; He admonished the child for his bad behavior

    [ Syn: reprove ]

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