admonish - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/ədˈmɒnɪʃ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyadmonish
he/she/itadmonishes
present participleadmonishing
past tenseadmonished
past participleadmonished
  1. 1
    to tell someone that you do not approve of what they have done
  2. 2
    to advise someone to do something

derived word

admonishment

noun [countable/uncountable]
singularadmonishment
pluraladmonishments