admonish: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ad-mon'ish), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to caution, advise, or counsel against something.
  2. to reprove or scold, esp. in a mild and good-willed manner: The teacher admonished him about excessive noise.
  3. to urge to a duty; remind: to admonish them about their obligations.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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