admonish - Dictionary definition and meaning for word admonish

(verb) admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
Synonyms : discourage , monish , warn
Example Sentence
  • I warned him not to go too far
  • I warn you against false assumptions
  • She warned him to be quiet

(verb) warn strongly; put on guard
Synonyms : caution , monish

(verb) take to task
Synonyms : reprove
Example Sentence
  • He admonished the child for his bad behavior

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for admonish

in the add of "eak choti si love story" monisha koiralla on orkut and she shall admonish u/warn u for doing so
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by abercrombie

adm(in)+on(e)+(pun)ish : (net)admin in the company is one step away (Giving strong warning now) from punishing you.bcoz you are accessing prohibited network sites.
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by Nagakishore

to avoid A DEMON-ish act, a mother Warns her naughty child [Note: A face of a demon as the warning Sign]
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by Naysa

Admonish--->Ad(Advertisement)+Monish(person's name)--Direct Monish was warned by Censored board for making Uncensored Advertisement. Hope this helps.:)
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by srikanthn56

admonish ~ ADD MANISH -- Add Manish in the list of guys whom we will WARN to stay away from her.
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by abhinav

Admonish spounds similar to Admission Before giving addmission into bar guards admonish (warn)youth
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by surya.jolly

Th cop warned the rash driving BRITISH and ADDed MONey to the fine.
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by shobhit

Add + Punish= since scolding, reproving, or berating is a form of punishment, think add punish = admonish
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by swang012

Ad+ monish: monish means warning, so ad+ monish, warning
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by nikhilparasher

monish --> admonish
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by kguide

Adamant Monica was punished
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by Ragz19

ad+moni+sh=moni always warns us for some misfortune.
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ADMONISH<===> डाँटना (pr. \\DaNaTana \\ )[Noun] ADMONISH<===> गम्भीरता से सलाह देना (pr. \\gambhirata se salah dena \\ )[Verb] Example:He was admonished to open a bank account for himself. ADMO
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by tpant

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