|1.||[ verb ] admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior|
|Synonyms:||warn discourage monish|
"I warned him not to go too far" "I warn you against false assumptions" "She warned him to be quiet"
|Related terms:||advise warn admonition|
|2.||[ verb ] warn strongly; put on guard|
|Related terms:||warn admonition caution|
|3.||[ verb ] take to task|
"He admonished the child for his bad behavior"
|Related terms:||criticize rebuker admonition|