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admonish

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Verb (transitive)
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ad=mon=ish
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5 in 5 verses (in OT : 2 in 2 verses) (in NT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

admonishv. t. [OE. amonesten, OF. amonester, F. admonester, fr. a supposed LL. admonesstrare, fr. L. admonere to remind, warn; ad + monere to warn. See Monition.].
  •  To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort.  2 Thess. iii. 15.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To counsel against wrong practices; to cation or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; -- followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause.  [1913 Webster]
    "Admonishing one another in psalms and hymns."  [1913 Webster]
    "I warned thee, I admonished thee, foretold
    The danger, and the lurking enemy.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To instruct or direct; to inform; to notify.  [1913 Webster]
    "Moses was admonished of God, when he was about to make the tabernacle."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

admonish, v.tr.
1 reprove.
2 (foll. by to + infin., or that + clause) urge.
3 give advice to.
4 (foll. by of) warn.

Derivative
admonishment n. admonition n. admonitory adj.
Etymology
ME f. OF amonester ult. f. L admonere (as AD-, monere monit- warn)

THESAURUS

admonish

advise, alert, bring to book, call down, call to account, caution, charge, chastise, chide, correct, cry havoc, cry out against, daunt, dissuade, encourage, enjoin, exhort, expostulate, forewarn, frighten off, give fair warning, give notice, give warning, have words with, incite, induce, intimidate, issue a caveat, issue an ultimatum, kid out of, lecture, lesson, move, notify, objurgate, persuade, preach, prompt, rate, rebuke, remonstrate, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, reprove, scold, set down, set straight, sound the alarm, spank, straighten out, take down, take to task, talk out of, threaten, tick off, tip, tip off, unpersuade, upbraid, urge, utter a caveat, warn, warn against

ROGET THESAURUS

admonish

Warning

VB warn, caution, forewarn, prewarn, admonish, premonish, give notice, give warning, dehort, menace, put on one's guard, sound the alarm, croak, beware, ware, take warning, take heed at one's peril, keep watch and ward.

Advice

VB advise, counsel, give advice, give counsel, give a piece of advice, suggest, prompt, submonish, recommend, prescribe, advocate, exhort, enjoin, enforce, charge, instruct, call, call upon, dictate, expostulate, admonish, advise with, lay heads together, consult together, compare notes, hold a council, deliberate, be closeted with, confer, consult, refer to, call in, take advice, follow advice, be advised by, have at one's elbow, take one's cue from.

Disapprobation

VB disapprove, dislike, lament, object to, take exception to, be scandalized at, think ill of, view with disfavor, view with dark eyes, view with jaundiced eyes, nil admirari, disvalue, improbate, frown upon, look grave, bend the brows, knit the brows, shake the head at, shrug the shoulders, turn up the nose, look askance, look black upon, look with an evil eye, make a wry face, make a wry mouth at, set one's face against, dispraise, discommend, disparage, deprecate, speak ill of, not speak well of, condemn, blame, lay blame upon, cast blame upon, censure, fronder, reproach, pass censure on, reprobate, impugn, remonstrate, expostulate, recriminate, reprehend, chide, admonish, berate, betongue, bring to account, call to account, call over the coals, rake over the coals, call to order, take to task, reprove, lecture, bring to book, read a lesson, read a lecture to, rebuke, correct, reprimand, chastise, castigate, lash, blow up, trounce, trim, laver la tete, overhaul, give it one, give it one finely, gibbet, accuse, impeach, denounce, hold up to reprobation, hold up to execration, expose, brand, gibbet, stigmatize, show up, pull up, take up, cry 'shame' upon, be outspoken, raise a hue and cry against, execrate, exprobate, speak daggers, vituperate, abuse, abuse like a pickpocket, scold, rate, objurgate, upbraid, fall foul of, jaw, rail, rail at, rail in good set terms, bark at, anathematize, call names, call by hard names, call by ugly names, avile, revile, vilify, vilipend, bespatter, backbite, clapperclaw, rave against, thunder against, fulminate against, load with reproaches, exclaim against, protest against, inveigh against, declaim against, cry out against, raise one's voice against, decry, cry down, run down, frown down, clamor, hiss, hoot, mob, ostracize, blacklist, draw up a round robin, sign a round robin, animadvert upon, reflect upon, glance at, cast reflection, cast reproach, cast a slur upon, insinuate, damn with faint praise, hint a fault and hesitate dislike, not to be able to say much for, scoff at, point at, twit, taunt, sneer at, satirize, lampoon, defame, depreciate, find fault with, criticize, cut up, pull to pieces, pick to pieces, take exception, cavil, peck at, nibble at, carp at, be censorious, pick holes, pick a hole, pick a hole in one's coat, make a fuss about, take down, take down a peg, set down, snub, snap one up, give a rap on the knuckles, throw a stone at, throw a stone in one's garden, have a fling, have a snap at, have words with, pluck a crow with, give one a wipe, give one a lick with the rough side of the tongue, incur blame, excite disapprobation, scandalize, shock, revolt, get a bad name, forfeit one's good opinion, be under a cloud, come under the ferule, bring a hornet's nest about one's ears, take blame, stand corrected, have to answer for.


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