1. admonition, admonishment, monition, rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand

usage: a firm rebuke

2. admonition, monition, warning, word of advice, advice

usage: cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness); "a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality"; "the warning was to beware of surprises"; "his final word of advice was not to play with matches"

3. monition, process of monition, summons, process

usage: a summons issued after the filing of a libel or claim directing all parties concerned to show cause why the judgment asked for should not be granted

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