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Definition of 'admonish'


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

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