HyperDic: admonish

English > 3 senses of the word admonish:
VERBcommunicationadmonish, warn, discourage, monishadmonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
communicationadmonish, caution, monishwarn strongly
communicationadmonish, reprove, reprooftake to task
admonish > pronunciation
Soundsaedmaa'nihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > admonish: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningadmonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam cannot admonish Sue
Synonymswarn, discourage, monish
Broaderrede, advise, counselGive advice to
Similar towarnnotify of danger / danger, potential harm, or risk
Spanishamonestar, avisar, prevenir
Catalanadvertir, amonestar, avisar, prevenir
Adjectivesadmonitoryserving to warn
Nounsadmonishersomeone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
admonitioncautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
English > admonish: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningwarn strongly; put on guard.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymscaution, monish
Broaderwarnnotify of danger / danger, potential harm, or risk
Spanishadvertir, amonestar, reprender
Catalanamonestar, reprendre
Adjectivesadmonitoryserving to warn
Nounsadmonishersomeone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
admonitioncautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
English > admonish: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningtake to task.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"He admonished the child for his bad behavior"
Synonymsreprove, reproof
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanishamonestar, censurar, criticar, dar una paliza, discutir, echar una reprimenda, increpar, llamar la atención, poner verde, rechazar, reconvenir, regañar, reñir, reprender a gritos, reprender, reprimir, reprobar, reprochar, retar, tener unas palabras, vociferar
Catalanamonestar, increpar, reganyar, renyar, reprendre, reprovar
Adjectivesadmonitoryexpressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective
Nounsadmonition, admonishmenta firm rebuke

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